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Family Days Out – Top Ten

Sometimes it can be tricky to keep all of the family entertained but here in the Lakelands Lough Derg Region the choice of things to do for a family day out are endless. There are castles to be explored, forest parks to be discovered, jump right into Lough Derg for a swim, take a sailing or horse riding lesson. Here’s our top ten family days out around Lough Derg.

Go Horseriding

Go Horseriding

Plan a family day out Horseriding in Lough Derg for a memorable experience exploring the countryside in Clare, Tipperary & Galway. Riding centres are located in Whitegate, Clonlara, Nenagh & …
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Don’t miss the Festivals! (Scarriff, Terryglass, Feile Brian Boru)

Don’t miss the Festivals! (Scarriff, Terryglass, Feile Brian Boru)

Festivals take place throughout the year around Lough Derg. From the St. Patrick’s festival in Killaloe Ballina in March to the literary festival in Dromineer in October there’s something for …
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Swim at the Blue Flag Beach in Mountshannon

Swim at the Blue Flag Beach in Mountshannon

Mountshannon Beach is a small lakeside bathing area located at Lough Derg in Mountshannon, County Clare. Mountshannon Beach is located at Lough Derg, which is one of the major freshwater …
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Rent a sailing boat

Rent a sailing boat

Shannon Sailing can get you on the water in Lough Derg. They provide boat rental, charter and sailing tuition from their private harbour on the lakeshore, in Dromineer, County Tipperary.Shannon …
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Try Stand Up Paddling

Try Stand Up Paddling

Stand Up Paddle Boarding or SUP originated in Hawaii. It is a variation of surfing. It uses large, very buoyant boards and long light-weight paddles. You stand on the board and use the …
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Go Fishing with the kids

Go Fishing with the kids

Fishing For Kids are located in the beautiful picturesque area of Ballina/Killaloe County Clare. They offer day courses to young people, introduced them to fishing in a friendly and safe …
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Explore the Castles

Explore the Castles

Nenagh Castle and Portumna Castle are the heritage jewels in the crown for visitors to the Lough Derg area. Nenagh Castle is a magnificently restored Norman castle with 101 steps …
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Playgrounds around Lough Derg

Playgrounds around Lough Derg

If you want to get outdoors and entertain your children then there are plenty of playgrounds around Lough Derg. In fact some of the playgrounds have fabulous settings close to …
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Bring a picnic to one of lakeside or forest parks

Bring a picnic to one of lakeside or forest parks

With Lakeside parks & forest parks dotted all the way around Lough Derg you can choose to visit more than one in a day. Many of the lakeside parks have …
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Cruise along the lake on a tour

Cruise along the lake on a tour

Killaloe River Cruises is located in Killaloe, County Clare. They provide private charters and daily one hour sight-seeing cruises on one of two boats along the River Shannon and into …
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