While staying at the Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh, be sure to visit the beautiful area of Killaloe and Ballina set on the splendid Lough Derg.
Boat Trips - Scenic tours along the River Shannon Ireland’s finest waterway, with its breath-taking views of Counties Clare and Tipperary.
Watersports - Lough Derg is renowned for being "Ireland’s Pleasure Lake" and boasts the ideal conditions for a wide range of water sports.
From kayaking, cruising, water skiing, jet skiing to power boat racing and many more.
Swimming - There is a public outdoor swimming facility at Riverside Park in Ballina during the summer months for children of all ages which is open from May to September.
Boating - There is a large marina, along with facilities for sailing and watersports . Killaloe is also a base for several cruise-hire companies. Public Access is available for introducing your own boat or craft to the exciting waters of Lough Derg.
St. Flannans Cathedral
Farmers Market - The Killaloe Farmers Market is one of County Clare’s finest and most vibrant Farmers Markets.
Fishing for Kids - www.fishingforkids.ie
Scenic Drives - There are many scenic drives in the area however by far the most splendid is the Ring of Lough Derg Scenic Drive which allows you see and experience the picturesque villages through three different counties.
Walking - The Lough Derg Way is a 64km walking route that starts at the Tourist Office behind the Hunt Museum in Limerick City and follows the river Shannon.
Cycling - The Lough Derg Cycleway is a 132km signposted cycle route which allows you witness excellent scenery and lake views.
Brian Boru Heritage Centre - get an insight into the Celtic and nautical significance of Lough Derg and the River Shannon.
For more information on Killaloe/Ballina Visit www.discoverkillaloe.com
The Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh is perfectly located to explore the wonders of Killaloe & Ballina