DAY TRIPS

There is loads to see and do when you stay at Glenview Lodge.

Ideally located for touring the south and west of Ireland especially counties Limerick, Cork, Clare, Kerry, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford. 

COUNTY CORK

Cork City is just over one hour’s drive away (70km). “Lonely Planet top 10 places to visit 2010. It offers activities, shopping and visitor attractions in abundance, such as the Cork Opera House, The English Market.

Blarney

Blarney is 45 minutes drive away (55km). It is an historic village and most famous for the Blarney Stone, which has the traditional power of conferring eloquence on all who kiss it!

Fota Island

Visit its world-famous wildlife park.

Kinsale

A fishing town with many renowned restaurants

Liscarroll

Enjoy the Donkey Sanctuary.

Middleton

Old Middleton /Jameson Distillery Centre.

COUNTY KERRY

Killarney

A visit to Killarney is a must (approx. 1 and half hour’s away (75 km). It is known as the tourist capital of Ireland. Here you will find breath-taking scenery, lakes, mountains, historic buildings traditional farms and beautiful craft shops.

Ring of Kerry

Enjoy it’s world famous scenery and start early to make the best of the day.

Ballybunion

Ballybunion beach is only one hour’s drive away (50km). It is in our opinion the most beautiful beach in Ireland with miles of white sand. It has a great golf course with natural sand dunes and a beautiful cliff walk

Castleisland

Underground Crag Caves. Tours available.

Dingle

Fishing town and magnificent scenery on the Dingle peninsula.

Skellig Islands

World Heritage Site.

COUNTY CLARE

The Cliffs of Moher.

This is one of the most visited places in Ireland and not to be missed.

The Burren.

This unique lunar type landscape is a wonder.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

You can also book your medieval banquet here.http://www.shannonheritage.com/

COUNTY LIMERICK

Limerick City is approximately a 1 hour drive away. See www.limerick.ie

Limerick is also Ireland’s the City of culture 2014.Places to visit in Limerick City The Hunt Museum (www.huntmuseum.com). St. Mary’s Cathedral. St. John’s Cathedral. Limerick City Museum. King John’s Castle.http://www.shannonheritage.com/ The Bishop’s Palace., Pery Square, Saturday morning market, some excellent art galleries, concert hall, markets, and ancestral centre. Horse racing.

Foynes

The Flying Boat and Maritime useum. (See www.flyingboatmuseum.com)

Adare

Equestrian Centre (www.clonshire.com). Golf,Heritage Centre. Abbeys. Shopping. Restaurants. Pitch and putt.

Lough Gur

Stone age visitor centre.http://loughgur.com/

Rathkeale

Irish Palatine Museum.

Tells the story of the German Palatines who arrived in Ireland in 1709.

Newcastle West

Desmond Castle, Boutiques.

Bruree

Eamon deValera Heritage Centre. Dedicated to Eamon de Valera (1882-1975) former president of Ireland and one of the country’s most famous statesmen.

COUNTY TIPPERARY

The Rock of Cashel

Lough Derg

Holycross Abbey

DUBLIN

You can travel by train from Charleville to Dublin every day. There are early morning trains daily and the duration of the journey is 2 hours. Check with www.irishrail.ie for fare details.

Above are only some of the attractions available from Glenview Lodge.

Further random list of Day Trips include:

Outdoor activity centres, karting, cave exploration, boat trips, bus tours, West Limerick Drive, surfing, film shoot locations, cross road dancing, spa and beauty treatments, sailing,  (Feel free to contact Glenview Lodge for information on these items).