The Shannon Estuary Way

  • Louise Cooney, Foynes. Photo: Sean Curtin
  • The Knights Walk, Glin, Co. Limerick

The Shannon Estuary is a spectacular and unspoilt estuary located just off the Wild Atlantic Way. This area of remarkable 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 fishing sites.

The Shannon Estuary Way driving route winds it way through the stunning and changing landscapes of West Limerick and offers everything from medieval heritage to outdoor adventure along the way.

Explore the full Shannon Estuary Way itinerary here.

To download the Shannon Estuary Way guide click here.


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Treaty Stone Limerick. Photo Piotr Machowczyk