From rustic retreats to family getaways and stylish city breaks - Limerick, Wild Atlantic Way Gateway City, is the ultimate destination this Spring.
Grant your little one’s wishes and head on a magical family fairy hunt at Curraghchase Forest Park. Over 300 hectares of rolling parkland and mixed woodland set the stunning backdrop for exhilarating hikes, leisurely woodland strolls and relaxing lakeside picnics. Explore the 13th Century fortress of King John’s Castle, full of interactive displays and fun for visitors of all ages. Re-imagine ancient life at Lough Gur, a 6,000 year old megalithic site and home to Ireland’s largest stone circle or check out the wide variety of rare and domestic animals at Stonehall Wildlife Park.
Make time for a mini foodie trail around Limerick, to explore our award winning cafes, bars and restaurants. Take in the iconic Milk Market, bursting with fresh, local produce and artisanal delights. Check out Treaty City Brewery, a craft brewery in Limerick’s Medieval Quarter, sample a unique tea blend at Limerick’s oldest shop, Cahill’s Tea or visit Foynes, the birthplace of the world famous Irish Coffee, best appreciated with a dollop of aviation history, at Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum.
History and Culture
Limerick is full of fascinating stories. Discover some of its rich history at the Limerick Museum, St. Mary’s Cathedral, the oldest building still in daily use in Limerick, The Hunt Museum or The People’s Museum of Limerick. Fancy something more contemporary? Explore Limerick City Gallery of Art in Limerick’s leafy Georgian Quarter.
The Great Outdoors
Rest and relaxation is fine, but nothing beats getting out into the fresh air! Carving a 40km path through lush countryside, Limerick Greenway offers an authentic experience of rural Ireland for cyclists, runners and walkers alike. Nestled to the east of the county, Ballyhoura Forest Park is home to the longest mountain bike trail network of its kind in Ireland.
If there is one thing this country has no shortage of it’s water, and activities such as kayaking or stand up paddle boarding on the River Shannon lets you explore Limerick’s Viking past from a truly unique perspective! Limerick’s most popular walking route ‘The Three Bridges Trail’ offers a lower-octane activity and takes in some of Limerick’s most spectacular urban art with edgy and unique designs popping up throughout the city.
Contemporary, classic or cost-effective – Limerick’s accommodation offer is unbeatable for both range and value for money; providing the perfect opportunity to embrace Limerick’s rich cultural history, rocking nightlife, fine cuisine and buzzy vibes. Plan your trip with these great value hotel deals.
Our wonderful 2 night Easter family package – “Egg-splore A Little More” includes a stay in our fully air-conditioned, recently refurbished spacious family bedrooms, a cosy sanctuary after a busy day seeing the sights.
Find your perfect spring escape - the perfect base for a stay in the city, a family break or a 2 night break away including the wonderful Cliffs of Moher experience.
Escape for the Easter break to Castle Oaks House Hotel! With so many family activities nearby, there’s loads to keep the little ones entertained while you relax and enjoy the break away.
Escape for Easter with the whole family to Castletroy Park Hotel with rooms from just €99!
Relax and unwind with an Easter Family break at the Clayton Hotel Limerick, the ideal base for exploring the Treaty City, with King Johns Castle, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Ballyhoura County, and many activities within driving distance of the hotel. Kids stay free!
Family fun this Easter from €240 per family. Includes full Irish breakfast, free kids club for children aged 4-12, leisure club with 20m pool and kids pools, outdoor pitch and goalposts, fairy trail and mini pet farm.
As the dark winter months are becoming a distant memory, the weather is getting milder, the days are brighter and the evenings getting longer bringing with it a sense of life, warmth, and comfort as we look forward to a positive 2022. There is no better time to visit Limerick and the Great National South Court Hotel for a memorable and refreshing Spring Break.
Enjoy a Easter family break at Maldron Hotel Limerick with overnight stay in a large family room, full Irish breakfast and access to the leisure club. Children under 12 stay free!
Rest, recharge & revive with an Easter walking and yoga retreat. It’s time to hit the pause button, reconnect to your soul and the world around you. Enjoy a two night urban escape including long spring city walks, rebalancing mornings, wind down evening yoga & wellness workshops.