This is a first class tourist destination attracting visitors from all over the world and there is a fabulous choice of fishing cottages in County Limerick. By using the extensive feature list you can easily find your perfect one such as detached with an enclosed garden or part of our luxury collection, the choice really is yours.
Limerick City has some wonderful fishing and a good place to be near when looking for fishing holiday cottages in County Limerick. There’s lots going on for the non-anglers, the history and culture enthusiasts can visit a magnificent renovated castle and Norman architecture dating back to the 12th Century as well as Viking remains plus art galleries and museum. There’s some fabulous shopping as well as lively traditional bars to meet up in the evening to discuss ‘the catch of the day’. The River Shannon flows into the estuary here and between the city and Shannon bridge it’s perfect for salmon fishing as well as good stocks of brown trout, bream, tench, rudd, roach, eels pike and perch. The estuary meets the Atlantic coast at the tip of Loop Head peninsula on the Clare coast and from both shorelines there is good sea fishing with access points signposted along the tidal stretch. If you want to head out to sea charter boats operate from Glin and you may be lucky and follow a school of dolphins always happy to accompany anglers to their feeding grounds.
As well as the Shannon the rivers Mulcair and Feale are very productive salmon rivers and best fished between April and September. The River Maigure system, which rises in the Ballyhoura Mountains in north County Cork ends its journey in the Shannon Estuary, is primarily a trout fishery with good access at several points with scenic surroundings all along its length.
Holiday cottages with fishing in County Limerick are amidst some gorgeous countryside, unspoilt natural beauty with stunning views, between the River Shannon and Galtee Mountains. The county is perfect for a countryside retreat and sets itself apart from the famous Wild Atlantic Way that attracts so many to the west coast of Ireland. Lough Gur is a great spot for boat fishing as well as being one of Ireland’s archaeological and historical gems. This is a mysterious place rich in folklore with archaeology and history dating back to the Stone Age times plus the Great Grange Stone Circle, Irelands largest stone circle.
Glasha Lake is a beautiful brown trout lake in Athea to test the skills of the best anglers. Athea is a lovely village to spend a day and to the south east is Newcastle West the largest town in the county. Here you will find a castle and parkland, a folly, festivals and events throughout the year and a great foodie scene, something to keep everyone very happy. Knocklong is also a nice rural village with some lovely self-catering accommodation and walking and pony trekking in the Golden Vale.
The county also has a rich sporting heritage and home to the famous Munster rugby club, you could watch a match or visit an interactive museum next door that provides more information on the game and its importance in the county.
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