Things to do in Limerick
Limerick is a major city in Ireland that lies in the Munster Provence in the south of the country. The medieval town is famously known for its cathedrals, St. Johns square, and Georgian houses. History aside, are you planning a trip to Limerick city and wondering where to stay, what to get up to and the best spots for some grub? Keep on reading this blog to find out.
Where to stay
When it comes to hotels, Limerick is certainly not short of a few.
Our personal favourite is the Clayton Hotel. This beautiful four-star hotel is located on the banks of the River Shannon. Offering stylish, modern rooms and waterfront dining, this hotel is an ideal pick for those looking for a memorable getaway to the Wild Atlantic Way.
Clayton Hotel in Limerick
Most of the Clayton Hotel‘s stylishly modern rooms have breath-taking river views. Each room have amenities like tv’s, safe, air conditioning, wifi, and full access to Clubvitae Leisure Centre. The Clayton Hotel’s leisure centre offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and is fully equipped with the latest gym equipment. The hotel has two restaurants for guests to choose from; The Grill Bar & Restaurant and the Waterfront Restaurant.
A huge benefit of the Clayton Hotel is that it is just a few minutes walk from the Limerick City Centre, which makes it ideal for coffees, cocktails or even some high street shopping.
Things to do in Limerick
Limerick city is a vibrant city bustling with things to do. Choose from historical activities to the more adventurous.
The Milk Market
The Milk Market, which used to be called the Corn Market is a well-known market in Limerick. The farmers market dates back to 1852. The market is filled with pastries, pies, cheeses, and bread. Sounds delicious right?
Kayaking along the River Shannon
View Limerick from a completely different perspective as you kayak down Ireland’s longest inland waterway. Nevsail Sports are one of the main providers we would use for this activity!
Explore Lough Gur
Lough Gur is truly magical! One of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites, it contains the largest stone circle, dolmen, and prehistoric ruins in the country. So, if you’re into history, get yourself down here, quick!!
There is an abundance of little pubs scattered across Limerick city. Immerse yourself in the culture and spend an afternoon drinking pint, having the craic and galore as you listen to some Irish traditional tunes.
Get West is a brilliant activity provider that offers cycling tours in Limerick. Experience something new by cycling and exploring the beautiful scenery Limerick has to offer.
Eating out in Limerick
There are plenty of delicious restaurants to eat out in Limerick. Listed below are some of our favourites.
There you have it folks! Henfree’s guide to Limerick city. We hope you got some inspiration and enjoyed reading this post.