Killaloe River Cruises
Just 20 minutes from Limerick lies the heritage towns of Killaloe/Ballina. Here you will find Killaloe River Cruises on the shores of Lough Derg. Step aboard one of their ‘Spirit’ boats and take in the breathtaking views of Counties Clare and Tipperary.
The Three Bridges Walk
An excellent way to get a full sense of Limerick city and its history is to take the 3.6km walk beginning at Arthur’s Quay Park and following a stunning route along the banks of the River Shannon and passing some of Limerick’s most iconic landmarks such as The Treaty stone, the old Walls of Limerick and King Johns Castle. Stop at one of the many coffee shops, cafés or restaurants along the way.
Limerick City Kayaking Tours
Limerick City Kayaking Tours are great fun. Enjoy a Kayaking lesson which incorporates kayaking skills, history and fun facts about Limerick as well as games and challenges to keep everyone entertained! A great day out on the River Shannon for all the family.
Limerick Milk Market
Here you’ll discover the very best of fresh, natural produce. From great farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish and artisan meats, organic fruit and vegetables, to delicious healthy breads and fresh-pressed juices and an array of cafés. All under one roof.
Your tour begins at the visitors centre where you can get to experience the history of the area from the Mesolithic Era through to the 19th century. Home to Ireland’s oldest stone circle, evidence of occupation of the area has been found from Neolithic, Bronze age, Iron age, Medieval times. Located 19 kilometres or a 25-minute drive form our hotel.
The Treaty Stone
The Treaty of Limerick signed on 3rd October 1691 after the Irish Army called for a truce to end the 1691 siege thus ending the 9-year Williamite war in Ireland. The treaty was signed on a large piece of Limestone rock, now known as the Treaty Stone, which for some years had laid by its present location on Clancy’s Strand, beside the River Shannon and opposite King Johns Castle. The Stone was erected on a pedestal and today is one of Limerick’s most famous landmarks
Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
Just 30 minutes from Limerick you will find the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum. Travel back to the 1930s and ’40s, when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing commercial transatlantic passenger flights and soak up the history.
Curragh Chase Forest Park
Located only 20 minutes from Maldron Hotel Limerick, Curragh Chase is a fantastic amenity for anyone to enjoy with miles of walkways, lakes, wildlife, ruins and a picnic area for the perfect day out. There are a number of looped waymarked trails in the park to suit all visitors. They vary from the multi-access trails suitable for wheelchair users and family walkers to the longer Curragh and Glenisca trails suitable for those looking for more demanding walking and cycling options.
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience Ireland’s past and explore the famous 15th century Castle and the 19th century Folk Park.
The People’s Park Limerick
Opened in 1877, The People’s Park is perfect for a picnic and also has a children’s playground! It is the home of a fully refurbished drinking fountain, a band stand and access to Limerick City Gallery of Art. The Peoples Park is a 20-minute walk from Maldron Hotel Limerick.