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Gardens, Parks & Wildlife

An abundance of blooming and lush gardens can be explored around Lough Derg by following the Lough Derg Garden Trail. Alternatively, eagle-eyed visitors can try to catch a glimpse of the White Tailed Eagles at the bird hide in Mountshannon. Pack a picnic and visit the forest parks and lakeside amenity areas around the lakeshore. Many locations have picnic benches and BBQ areas for visitors.

Irish Seed Savers

Irish Seed Savers

Visit the 8 hectare site with beautiful Organic Seed Gardens, Orchards and Woodlands at Irish Seed Savers close to Lough Derg. Wet weather gear and good walking shoes are advisable …
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Lough Derg Garden Trail

Lough Derg Garden Trail

An exciting route of beautiful gardens within easy reach of Lough Derg, the garden trail includes both public and privately owned spaces. They also vary in size and style, ranging …
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Castlelough

Castlelough

Castlelough is west of Nenagh and 5km from Portroe village. There is a car park, picnic tables, water skiing, fishing and cruises on the River Shannon. Castleough also has lakeshore …
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Castletown Glebe Garden

Castletown Glebe Garden

Set in dramatic scenery beneath the Arra hills, this is a mature rectory garden with views over Lough Derg.Set in dramatic scenery beneath the Arra hills, this is a mature …
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Doon Forest

Doon Forest

Doon is located about 3.5 km north west of Broadford in County Clare. This extensive woodland was one of the noted tourist attractions of 19th century Clare.Doon (An Dun in …
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