The scenic town of Killaloe is 6 miles from the hotel. Killaloe is on the shores of Lough Derg, Ireland's main pleasure lake, & offers a wide variety of water sports. This includes boating, swimming & water skiing.
This is truly the best way to absorb the beauty of the Shannon Region. A network of quiet country roads & lanes, forest paths & mountain trails will take you into the heart of beautiful, rural countryside. Please click on our Walking Page for more information.
If you would like to find out about a kayaking experience at the Castle Oaks House Hotel, please contact our events department on 061-377666.
Lough Derg Cycleway covers 32,000 acres and is one of the largest & most beautiful lakes in Ireland. Low hills & mountains with a shoreline of marvellous inlets & bays surrounding it offer a wealth of routes to choose from along quiet country roads with a relatively flat terrain. With its breathtaking scenery, the area has been referred to as 'a cyclist's paradise'.
Wherever you go in County Limerick you are never far away from a golf course. You will find more than 30 quality courses, each one uniquely challenging & with a character that is visually exciting. Golfers can test their skills from the windswept dunes of championship links, or simply play a relaxing eighteen holes on mature parkland of tree-lined fairways.
The geography of the region is ideally suited to horse riding throughout the entire year, & especially over the winter months during the hunting season. Mountain trails, forest paths, country lanes & deserted beaches all compete in popularity. There are many riding centres offering a wide range of facilities for the novice or experienced rider.