11 Dog-Friendly Spots to Explore in Limerick

  • Stonehall Wildlife Park, Limerick

Beautifully balancing city life with breathtaking landscapes and walking routes, Limerick is a pawsome place to explore with your pooch. So pack the pooper scooper and check out our top 11 spots to eat, stay and play with your furry friend in Limerick! 

1. Castletroy Park Hotel

Take your fur baby along on your staycation this summer. Well-behaved pooches are welcomed with open paws at the luxurious four star Castletroy Park Hotel

2. Lough Gur

A jaunt around Lough Gur’s lush landscape is sure to get those tails wagging and the lakeside setting makes the prettiest backdrop for that family portrait! 

3. People’s Park

People’s Park is not just for humans – the bandstand is the perfect pit stop for four legged friends while out and about in Limerick. 

4. MJ Finnegans Restaurant & Bar

Exploring the great outdoors is thirsty work! Why not treat your pooch to a tasty puppuccino at the dog-friendly outdoor pods at MJ Finnegans

5. Castle Oaks House Hotel

Unleash the fun this summer! Located on a leafy estate along the banks of the River Shannon, the Castle Oaks House Hotel offers dog-friendly garden suites with access to an abundance of beautiful walks to enjoy with your canine companion. 

6. The Buttery Bedford Row

Who let the dogs in? Get your glad rags on and head out out with your pup pal to one of Limerick’s tastiest eateries!  

7. Curraghchase Forest Park

Did somebody say walkies?! With lots of intertwined woodland pathways and lakeshore trails to sniff out, Curraghchase Forest Park has plenty of hidden treasures to explore with your fur-ever friend. 

8. Limerick Milk Market

Indulge in some re-tail therapy with your pet and enjoy a snoop around the stalls at Limerick Milk Market. Be sure to pop by the Barking Baker to pick up a tasty Saturday morning snack. Bone appétit! 

9. Slieve Felim Mountains

Energetic doggies (and their owners!) will relish an invigorating hike along the Slieve Felim Way. Stretching from Murroe in Co. Limerick to Silvermines Village, Co. Tipperary, this beautiful rural escape is an ideal way to explore the great outdoors and burn some excess energy! 

10. Tea n Tales, Abbeyfeale

What better way to end a long walk along the Limerick Greenway than a coffee date at Tea n Tales with your furry friend? Paws and relax with your pooch in the outdoor snug and enjoy a homemade treat and delicious doggychino!  

11. The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge, Ballingarry

Enjoy an overnight break with your four-legged friend at West Limerick’s pet friendly award-winning culinary hideaway. This is a paw-fect place to explore the landscaped grounds, beautiful blooms and kitchen garden before embarking on an exhilarating hike up nearby Knockfierna

The Vikings founded Limerick in 922 and they were well up for a summer celebration. Since then, we’ve had 11 centuries to perfect the art of the brilliant summer and we think this one will be our best yet. Head straight to Limerick.ie/11 to find out more and plan your break.

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