Explore the Mid - West's Shannon Region on the Wild Atlantic Way
The two regions of Kerry, Clare and Limerick offer a wide variety of activities for families and the young at heart to enjoy throughout the year. There are plenty of activities and sightseeing ideas for a fun packed break.
Choose Kerry and explore the hidden treasures that the county holds. With its mixture of majestic mountains and ever changing coastlines, lakelands, woodlands and bustling towns, it is a must see.The breathtaking scenic drives on the Dingle and Ring of Kerry peninsulas, the majestic mountains, low rolling hills, meandering rivers, rugged coastline, and golden sandy beaches make Kerry a fantastic place to visit.
Or choose Clare with its equally majestic Atlantic coastline. Loop Head is one of the most remote and wonderful places in Ireland. It remains a place unto itself, protecting the waters of the Shannon estuary from the open ocean. The Loop Head Drive will take you to numerous scenic locations as well as to cliff angling spots. A variety of rare birds, dolphins, whales and seals appear regularly on and around Loop Head Peninsula. Or travel north along the spectacular road that hugs the coastline and watch the Atlantic rollers break on the beach in Fanore. Stand on the Cliffs of Moher world renowned for their scale and beauty and gaze at the ocean below.
Or choose Limerick, the County of Limerick is a place of rural charm and great beauty, with a gently undulating landscape that varies from the mountains of Ballyhoura in the Golden Vale to the Shannon Estuary. Limerick is the capital of Irelands mid-west region, noted for it's shopping, it's dining and it's entertainment, it's historical significance, as well as for it's contribution to the arts. Limerick has something to offer everyone.
Golf, pitch and putt, fishing, horse-riding, watersports, and hill-walking are all readily available for the active tourist. For those with a more sedentary holiday in mind, one can stroll through the many parks and lakesides, and experience the West of Ireland's unique countryside. Whichever you pick, travelling with ShannonFerry will Bridge the Best of Ireland's West so choose ShannonFerry as a gateway for your holiday in Ireland!
Check out Go Kerry, Clare Live the Life, Limerick.ie for lots of activities to occupy all the family.
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