Great outdoor activities

Some suggestions for great outdoor activities with children  #MakeABreakForIt

Learn to kayak with Lough Derg Watersports, Kilgarvan Quay, Ballinderry.  Great instructors and lots of fun for adults too!  Contact Becky on 086 4114822

Take a cruise on Lough Derg with James and Aoife, this trip is highly rated on TripAdvisor and our guests always love it. Book online and social distancing measures are in place.  While in Killaloe visit the Wooden Spoon Cafe or Scoops Ice Cream Parlour     086 814 0559

Portumna Forest Park and Castle Garden. Great for walks, cycles and picnics. Safe swimming area also in Portumna, signposted in town

Birr Castle, Playground, Cafe and miles and miles of wonderful walks!  Book online at

Climb the Devils Bit!

Closer to your cottage is the Beech Trail in Cloughjordan Knockanacree Woods. This covers 41 hectares of land. It is teeming with wildlife, from sparrowhawks and red squirrel to foxes and badgers. Details here

Lough Boora Discovery Park   40 mins drive from your cottage. Walks, Sculpture Park, Cafe, Bike Hire.  Great for families, bring a picnic. You could combine this with a visit to Birr