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Self Catering Holiday Homes in Co. Limerick


Co. Limerick is situated in the west of Ireland having boarders with counties Kerry, Cork, Tipperary and Clare. The county has a real rural charm with a gently undulating landscape of forests in Ballyhoura, fertile valleys in the Golden Vale and the tidal estuary of the River Shannon.

Ballyhoura Forest, Co. Limerick


Trident Holiday Homes offers a choice of self catering holiday homes in Co. Limerick. Castle Oaks Holiday Homes which are within the grounds of the Castle Oaks House Hotel with full access to the hotel's facilities.

Co. Limerick is full of attractive towns like beautiful Castleconnell on the banks of the River Shannon, rural Killmallock and Adare with its quaint thatched cottages and Mediaeval churches. The county offers visitors a wide range of attractions to visit such as;



 

  • Adare Heritage Centre
  • Foynes Flying Boat Museum - once the centre of the aviation world where Irish coffee was invented;
  • Celtic Park and Gardens
  • Curraghchase Forest Park
  • Lough Gur - one of Ireland's most important archaeological sites.


Limerick City is the third largest city in Ireland. This university town was founded by the Vikings on the banks of the River Shannon and has always been an important port and trading centre. The city has wide variety of historical and cultural visitor attractions and is filled with a wonderful mix of buildings dating from Medieval times to Georgian and Victorian. In addition to a wide choice of restaurants, pubs, boutiques, art galleries and a theatre, the city has many visitor attractions which include;King John's Castle, Co. Limerick

  • King John’s Castle
  • The Hunt Museum - an internationally important collection of some 2000 original works of art and antiquity.
  • St John’s Cathedral
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Limerick City Musuem

There is a strong equine tradition in Co. Limerick with local hunts and regular point to point meets from December to May. There are a number of local equestrian centres that cater for riders of all levels of ability and offer treks through the area’s stunning countryside and a number of racecourses which include;

  • Limerick Racecourse
  • Tipperary Racecourse
  • Thurles Racecourse
  • Clonmel Racecourse
  • Cork Racecourse

In addition to equine sports, there are a number of other outdoor activities on offer such as hiking, fishing, paragliding, sky diving, off roading, clay pigeon shooting and cycling at the Ballyhoura Mountain Biking Trial. This trail comprises of a number of ‘loops’ each one leading on to the next ranging from a moderate 6Km loop to a far more demanding 50Km. While the trails vary in difficulty, proper equipment is required for all of them.


For those looking for a more relaxing activity, Limerick offers a wide choice of excellent golf courses such as;

  • Charleville Golf Club
  • Limerick Golf & Country Club
  • Mitchelstown Golf Club
  • Doneraile Golf Club.

Our self catering accommodation in Limerick offers wonderful bases from which to enjoy all the county has to offer with the advantage of also being within easy reach of neighbouring Kerry, Cork, Tipperary and Clare.