Only 15 minutes (13.9km) via M18 from Carrygerry Country House. Horse-riding, Trekking, Trail-riding, Lessons, Horse-whispering ,Indoor Arena, All-Weather Gallop, Archery lessons, Suitable for Children and Adults, Quiet and Quality horses and ponies.
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Only 12 minutes (12.3km) via N18 from Carrygerry Country House. Visit the acclaimed 15th iconic Bunratty Castle - the most complete and authentic castle in Ireland.
The site on which Bunratty Castle stands was in origin a Viking trading camp in 970. The present structure is the last of four castles to be built on the site. Take a tour of this iconic fortress; hear and see how the lords and ladies of this castle lived; hear stories of battles and bravery and enjoy stunning views across the idyllic Clare countryside.
Cliffs of Moher
Only 1 hr. (60km) via N85 from Carrygerry Country House. One of Ireland's favourite visitor experiences, the Cliffs of Moher tower over the rugged West Clare coast. Walk the safe, paved pathways and view the famous Cliffs on Europe's western frontier and enjoy the spectacular vistas over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands.
Aran Islands – Doolin Ferry
Only 1 hr. (58.9km) via N85 to Doolin Ferry and 35 mins on the Ferry to Inis More. The Aran Islands are 3 rocky isles guarding the mouth of Galway Bay, in western Ireland. They're known for their ancient sites. The largest island, Inishmore, is home to the prehistoric fort of Dún Aonghasa, perched on top of a high cliff. Nearby is the Worm Hole, a rectangular natural pool. The medieval ruins of the Seven Churches are in the northwest. Clochán na Carraige is a stone structure with a beehive roof.
Dromoland Castle Golf Club
Only 14 minutes (10km) via R458 from Carrygerry House. Every golfer dreams of playing at Dromoland Castle Golf & Country Club. Designed by Ron Kirby and JB Carr, the impressive 18-hole 6,824 yards par 72 championship course is set on the magnificent 450-acre estate of Dromoland Castle. Combining gentle hills, ancient trees and unexpected water hazards, the immaculately maintained course presents challenges and thrills for golfers of all abilities. One of the finest parkland courses in Ireland, it's matched by superb practice facilities and a welcoming club house experience.
Only 22 minutes (22.1km) via M18 from Carrygerry House. Ennis is a rare example of a Gaelic medieval town, which means it grew organically without defensive walls. In our case, the town grew outwards from the Old Friary, built circa 1240, which was a seat of learning, attracting hundreds of European students. There's a vibrancy about Ennis that's tangible. Much of the hustle and bustle is thanks to the narrowness of the main streets, threaded together by a labyrinth of laneways and bow-ways. (What is a bow-way, we hear you ask. It's actually a uniquely Ennis word, meaning a laneway with a barrel-shaped (arched) covering. We have lots of them.)
The Burren Perfumery
Only 1 hr 6 minutes (64.7km) via N85 from Carrygerry House. The Burren Perfumery is located in the heart of the Burren in County Clare and is Ireland's longest-established perfume house. Since opening its doors 43 years ago, the Perfumery has drawn inspiration from the flora and beauty of the Burren landscape to create its signature scents, which are hand-blended and bottled on the Perfumery's premises.
JJ Corry Whiskey Tour
Only 47 minutes (53.4km) via N68 from Carrygerry House. The tour will begin with a McGuane family welcome on the farm. Inside the 17th century barn, the guide will share insights into the history of whiskey bonding in Co. Clare, the Irish whiskey bonding tradition and about JJ Corry, who enjoyed a thriving whiskey bonding business in the county during the 18th century.
Inside the purpose built bonded rackhouse, breathe in the scent of wooden casks full of maturing whiskey. Discover the secrets behind the flavours of JJ Corry and the different maturation techniques.
Only 54 minutes (61.1km) via N68 from Carrygerry House. Located on the Shannon Estuary, just off Kilrush in Co. Clare, Scattery Island offers a rare visitor experience, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. With it's natural open spaces, build heritage, diverse plant life and wildlife, Scattery island is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
The island is just a short 20 minute ferry ride from Kilrush, departing through the lock gates at the marina, onto the calm waters of the Shannon Estuary. Scattery Island offers visitors a treasure trove of biodiversity and cultural heritage, with visitor numbers limited each season to protect and preserve the island's unique and natural environment.
Dolphin Watching from Kilrush Marina
Only 54 minutes (61.1km) via N68 from Carrygerry House. Dolphin watching cruise in Ireland. The cruise departs from Kilrush marina, onto the Shannon estuary, home to Europe's largest group of bottlenose dolphins.
Only 54 minutes (60.9km) via N68 from Carrygerry House. The Vandeleur Walled Garden occupies an area of 0.90 hectares (2.158 acres) and is completely surrounded by stone walls. It was originally positioned to be close to the family house, to the east side of the other buildings, providing protection from prevailing westerly winds. The garden is rectangular in shape with a widening west end: the west wall being almost twice as long as the east wall with the north wall the longest – designed purposely to catch maximum sun for the plants.
Things to do in Limerick
King John's Castle
Only 31 minutes (25.6km) via N18 from Carrygerry House. King John's Castle also known as Limerick Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John of England in 1200.
The Hunt Museum Limerick
Only 31 minutes (26.5km) via N18 from Carrygerry House. The Hunt Museum exhibits artefacts and artworks gathered over a lifetime by John and Gertrude Hunt featuring works by Picasso, Renoir and Gaugin.
Only 1 hr & 4 minutes (67.9km) via N18 & N21. The Great Southern Trail, comprising the Limerick Greenway and North Kerry Greenway, is a greenway rail trail under development in County Limerick and County Kerry in Ireland. As of October 2022, 40 kilometres of the Limerick Greenway and 10.5 kilometres of the North Kerry Greenway were completed. Fantastic facility for Cycling enthusiasts.
Thomond Park Stadium Museum
Only 24 minutes (23.7km) via N18. Thomond Park Stadium has incorporated a spectacular interactive museum that showcases the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby including an impressive range of memorabilia such as the match ball from the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and the 2006 Heineken Cup trophy.
Limerick Milk Market
Only 30 minutes (29.9km) via N18. Visit the bustling, colourful Milk Market in Limerick city which is the oldest weekly market in the country. The quadrangle built in 1792 as an extension to the old city walls has become a popular place for local produce.
On Fridays, the “Friday Flea”, brings together an eclectic mix of produce, the finest artisan foods, fashion and craft surprises. Saturdays are for savouring one of Ireland's finest food markets with exceptional Irish and international produce.
Only 46 minutes (42.5km) via N18. Discover Adare, host to the 2027 Ryder Cup, welcomes you to Ireland's Prettiest Village.
Carrigerry, Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare, V95 FE81
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