Walking Holidays

Adare is a visitor gateway to a variety of walking trails to suit all levels of fitness. Some of these trails extend outside the county boundary but are only a short drive from Adare.

Spa & Leisure Centres

The three local hotels in Adare cater for guests who wish to experience luxury spa and beauty treatments or just leisurely exercise in their gyms and pools.
Choose from The Leisure Centre at Dunraven Arms, Revas Spa, Health and Leisure Centre at Woodlands House Hotel & Spa or The Spa and Fitness Centre at Adare Manor.

Clonshire Equestrian Centre

Clonshire Equestrian Centre is set on 120 acres of rolling parkland, in the peaceful and tranquil surroundings of Clonshire Beg, Adare, Co. Limerick, Ireland. Whether you are a child or an adult, a beginner wanting to start your journey as a rider, or a rider with years of experience, then it’s time you contacted Dan or Sue Foley.

Manor Fields & Playground

The Manor Fields Adare is a community-owned, 25 acre amenity with ownership vested in Adare Recreation Community Complex CLG. It is located just off the main Limerick /Kerry road, with the turn for the entrance at the traffic lights. Adare Recreation & Community Complex CLG is the legal entity but the facility is better known by its trading name – The Manor Fields Adare.

Live Music & Events

From Monday to Sunday you will find live Irish music in one of the bars or hotels in Adare. The musical events change from bar to bar so contact the individual bar by phone of email for current information.


Knockfierna which translates in English to “Hill of the Fairies” is located a short drive south west of Adare just outside the village of Ballingarry.

Horse Racing

Limerick Racecourse is located 4km from the village of Adare. Twilight evenings at Limerick Races are extremely popular for sports & social outings, visitors to the region, corporate entertaining or groups looking for something a little different! Tickets start from only €17 per person to include racing and music and free bus back to Limerick city after racing. Excellent BBQ and Restaurant packages are available.

Historical Exhibition

Step back in time and take a journey through the historical exhibition, a reconstruction of Adare’s unique past from the arrival of the Normans to the ancient abbeys of the Middle Ages. The exhibition is located at Adare Heritage Centre.

Limerick Greenway

The Greenway is a 40km path through the local countryside, and offers an authentic experience of rural Ireland for cyclists, runners and walkers.

Enchanted Manor Tour

Experience the magic of the 840 acre Adare Manor Estate from the warmth & comfort of a Limerick Carriage Tours private carriage. Our weatherproof carriage features warm Irish lambswool blankets to snuggle into and an elegant table equipped with glass holders and a wine cooler for guests to enjoy refreshments on-board.