Top 6 Things to Do in Limerick this Midterm 2021

You won’t get anywhere more perfect for a family midterm break than the Clayton Hotel Limerick. Situated right on the River Shannon, the hotel is pretty much perfect in terms of its location, with so many family friendly activities and attractions within walking distance.

Here are our top picks for the mid-term break;

1) Escape Rooms

An escape room is a real-life physical puzzle game, where you and your team are locked in a room for one hour. You need to interact with your surroundings and work together to crack clues and solve puzzles so that you figure out your escape before your 60 minutes are up!

Find out more https://escapelimerick.ie/. Located 10 minute walk from the hotel.

 

2)King John’s Castle

King John’s Castle is one of the most historic Limerick tourist attractions, with over 800 years of Irish history brought to life through its interactive exhibitions with touch screen technology, 3D models, and original medieval furnishings. It is an ideal place to go in limerick for family fun. Relive history with their Medieval Experience where you’ll join costumed guides in an interpretative re-enactment of life as a Norman Soldier inside King John’s Castle. King John’s Castle is a 10-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Limerick.

Show your Clayton Hotel room card on arrival to receive 15% off the ticket price or visit https://www.kingjohnscastle.com/ & enter promo code ‘HOTEL 21’. Located 10 minute walk from the hotel.

 

3) Bunratty Castle

Take a tour of this iconic fortress; hear and see how the lords and ladies of this castle lived; hear stories of battles and bravery and enjoy stunning views across the idyllic Clare countryside. Bunratty Folk Park features over 30 buildings in a ‘living’ village and rural setting. Rural farmhouses, village shops, and streets are recreated and furnished as they would have appeared at that time according to their social standing, from the poorest one-roomed dwelling to Bunratty House a fine example of a Georgian residence built-in 1804.

Bunratty Castle is located 20 mins drive from the Clayton Hotel Limerick. Show your Clayton Hotel room card on arrival to receive 15% off the ticket price or visit www.bunrattycastle.ie & enter promo code ‘HOTEL 21’. Located 20 minute drive from the hotel.

 

4) Thomond Park Stadium

Attending a tour at Thomond Park will give you and your family exclusive access to the areas of the stadium that are usually only open to players and officials. You’ll see the team’s dressing room, walk down the pitch tunnel, and get to experience how the players are feeling on a match day. You can also test the family’s rugby skills at the interactive skill zone. Located less than a 10 minute drive from the hotel.

Learn more https://thomondpark.ie/

 

5) Lough Gur Heritage Centre

Lough Gur is home to Ireland’s oldest and largest stone circle and it’s also the residence of Fer Fí – the King of the fairies. You’ll find his throne at the entrance to Lough Gur Heritage Centre and just beyond that you’ll find a set of 100 steps – climb these steps to witness some breath-taking scenery and to find where the fairies live. Located a 30 minute drive from the hotel.

 

6) The Limerick Greenway

Carving a 40km path through the local countryside, the Limerick Greenway offers an authentic experience of rural Ireland for cyclists, runners and walkers. Following the old Limerick to Kerry railway line, the Greenway seamlessly links the West Limerick landscape with bustling towns and villages and some of the country’s most historic sites.

Experience the Limerick Greenway in one visit or explore in shorter stages, perfect for day-trippers. Whichever you choose, there will be a genuine welcome from the towns along the way, offering delicious food and quality accommodation.

Troy Chauffeurs offer a drop and collect service from the hotel. Your friendly driver will follow your cycle path from the Rathkeale starting point and are available to collect you at any stop throughout the journey. So you can take it at your ease, perhaps finish in Barnagh with a spot of lunch, or blaze ahead to the Abbeyfeale finishing point. The service also includes bike and helmet rental and travel is a luxury vehicle .

Please contact Troy Chauffeurs directly for more information on info@troychauffeurs.ie. Information correct as of September 2021, for up to date information on the Limerick Greenway please visit https://www.limerick.ie/greenway.

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