With a landscape of greatly varied terrain spread across a relatively small country, Ireland makes for the perfect location no matter what activity you are looking to take part in. The only drawback can be the weather, especially outside of the somewhat warmer and drier summer months, so if you are taking part in an outdoor pursuit in Ireland be sure to check the weather forecast beforehand and always have a raincoat at hand!
From woodland parks to beaches and mountains, Ireland has always had a great selection of cycling routes to choose from. Recently, there has been a rise in what are known as 'Greenways' springing up in Ireland. These are designated walking and cycling paths and are usually created from disused railway lines.Find out More
Taking your time on a walk or a hike is one of the more relaxing ways to take in all that Ireland has to offer. There are designated trails, cut out from disused railway lines, woods, forests, beaches, mountains and, if you're looking for a more urban experience, the cities of Ireland all have free walking tours.Find out More
Golfing in Ireland is held in high esteem. Testing your swing against the wild winds of the Northwest, playing some of the most beautifully manicured courses found anywhere in the world or chipping in on the number 18 at the Old Head of Kinsale have all become rites of passage for golfers across the globe.Find out More
Adare is a small town in Co. Limerick, known for its quaint and colourful thatched cottages. Adare is considered to be one of Ireland's most beautiful towns so stop and take in the view. Don't forget your camera today - the perfect chance to capture the essence of old Ireland.
Explore Adare Village along the Wild Atlantic Way
Originally built in 1823, Blarney Woollen Mills was mainly used for the spinning and weaving of wool. After it closed in 1973, it reopened in 1975 — as an Irish heritage shop.
The Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre commemorates the last pitched battle fought on British soil, in April 1746. Learn more about the Jacobite intent to overthrow the House of Hanover and return the House of Stuart to the British throne.
About Highland Folk Museum is a museum and open-air attraction located in the Scottish Highlands. It is designed to showcase the domestic and working lives of the early highland people.
Located close to the Killarney National Park, Moriarty's is an Authentic Irish Gift Store and Restaurant. Hand crafted Irish jewellery, Waterford Crystal and classic and modern tweed fashions and furnishings are all on offer at the gift store. The restaurant is an 85 seater offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Located on the shores of Belfast Lough in County Antrim, Carrickfergus Castle is a Norman castle dating back to 1177. First used as a headquarters for John de Courcy after he took control of eastern Ulster, where he ruled as a petty king until 1204. Over the years, the castle was Besieged by the native Irish, the Scottish, the English and the French. Today it stands as one of the best preserved structures from the medieval era in Northern Ireland.
Located within Glenveagh National Park, Glenveagh Castle was built by Captain John George Adair between 1870 and 1873. Having made his fortune through land speculation in America, Adair return to Ireland and began large amounts of land in County Donegal. The castle was built in the Scottish Baronial style and is surrounded by a garden and commands stunning views of the nearby mountains, lakes, woodlands and valleys.