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There is so much to discover in West Limerick. Hills, valleys, rivers and lakes, forests, hiking trails, canoeing, mountain biking, historic monuments and so much more. All set within forty shades of green meadows and pasture.
- The Limerick Greenway (formerly the Great Southern Trail) is a unique 40km stretch of countryside in West Limerick. It is the route taken by the Limerick- Tralee railway line, which opened in 1867/ 1880 and closed in 1975/1977. Here at Longcourt House Hotel we can assist in organising bike hire for the route or advising on the nearest points to access the Greenway.
- For the golfing enthusiasts out there a visit to Munster’s Friendliest Golf Club is a must. Boasting 18-hole course the free- draining soil and USGA specification greens present top-quality playing conditions combined with great value golf in Ireland. The golf course is open for play all year round and was voted “Best Hidden Gem in Munster” in 2019. Longcourt House Hotel is proud to be affiliated with Newcastle West Golf Club and the food and beverage services at Longcourt Club House.
- West Limerick preserves many of Ireland’s surviving spacious medieval halls. Desmond Hall, the vaulted lower chamber, and adjoining tower were all constructed during the 15th century. Its restored medieval features include an oak musicians’ gallery and a limestone hooded fireplace. Admission is free and Guided Tours are offered from May to September. The town of Newcastle West, has long built a name for itself as a famous shopping destination with fantastic boutiques, stocking leading designer labels as well as great menswear and specialty shops. Enquire about our fantastic Shopping Break Packages today.
- The Shannon Estuary is a spectacular and unspoilt estuary located just off the Wild Atlantic Way. This area of remarkable natural beauty is where Ireland’s longest river- the mighty Shannon flows into the azure water of the Atlantic Ocean. Along the Shannon Estuary drive, you will find delightful towns, pretty villages and world-famous shore fishing sites, a must for all visitors to the area.