Things To Do
Lough Derg Pleasure lake on the River Shannon Co. Tipperary is only a 10 minute drive from Willowbrook B&B.
Water based activities include.........
Sailing Lessons,Yacht Cruises, Sailing Craft Hire and Sightseeing Cruises on Lough Derg.
We can organise boat hire and gillies for fishing in Lough Derg through Irish Fishing Tours.com. Refrigerator for bait storage, drying area & packed lunches can be provided.
Sub Aqua Diving enthusiasts are catered for in the newly developed and Irelands first inland Dive Centre. Located in the old slate quarries near Portroe, Contact Portroe Sub Aqua Centre for further details.
Walkers are catered for with numerous walks available through the Silvermines Mountains, the Clare Glens, the Slieve Felim way (18 Miles) and the Lough Derg way (20 Miles) The Graves of the Leinstermen etc all finishing locally. If you would like to take a more leisurely stroll there are a large variety of local walks from 1 mile in length upward to suit all levels of fitness. Trained walking guides with local knowledge available for groups or individuals. Willowbrook Facebook page contains photos taken on some of the hikes availably locally.
Cycling is well catered for with 3 new cycling routes established and centered in the Nenagh area.
These routes range from 11Km to 67Km in length with routes 1 and 2 offering stunning views of Lough Derg.Visit Cycling around Nenagh for more details. Other popular cycling routes include the Clare Glens cycle (30 Miles), the HolyCross cycle (28 Miles)and the Keeper Hill cycle (36 Miles).
Historical sites such as Birr Castle Demesne, King Johns' Castle, Limerick,
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Holy Cross Abbey,Cahir Castle, The Swiss Cottage and Rock of Cashel are all within 1 hour of Willowbrook.
Willowbrook B&B , Nenagh, Tipperary is situated in the centre of Ireland and bounded by lakes, mountains and rivers. A haven for famous historical monuments, castles and quaint villages around the lakeshore. The Lough Derg drive is a pleasant 75 mile round trip, taking in the towns and villages along the lake from Co. Tipperary in the East to Co. Clare in the West and Co. Galway to the North. There are many pub/restaurants dotted around the shore line and you can be entertained with musicans and locals alike. Whatever you require to have a memorable breakaway, Tipperary Lakeside and Willowbrook Bed and Breakfast is for you.