Clare Ecolodge's Guidebook

Clare Ecolodge
Clare Ecolodge
Clare Ecolodge's Guidebook

Hikes/Walks

5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk with Panoramic views of the countryside. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. We recommend bringing a picnic.
Lough Ea
5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk with Panoramic views of the countryside. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. We recommend bringing a picnic.
5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk with Panoramic views of the countryside from the hilltop. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. We recommend bringing a picnic.
Maghera transmission site
5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk with Panoramic views of the countryside from the hilltop. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. We recommend bringing a picnic.
25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Looped walkways of various difficulties. Panoramic views of the countryside. We recommend bringing a picnic.
12 O'Clock Hills
25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Looped walkways of various difficulties. Panoramic views of the countryside. We recommend bringing a picnic.
25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. The highest point in County Clare. Panoramic views of the countryside. We recommend bringing a picnic.
Moylussa
25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. The highest point in County Clare. Panoramic views of the countryside. We recommend bringing a picnic.
20 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Panoramic views of Lough Derg and the countryside. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. On a clear day it's a site to behold. We recommend bringing a picnic.
Bohatch
20 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Panoramic views of Lough Derg and the countryside. So much space & you'll have the place to yourselves. On a clear day it's a site to behold. We recommend bringing a picnic.
30 minutes from the Ecolodge. Walkways in a forest beside a lake around an historical literary site.
6 locals recommend
Coole Park Nature Reserve
6 locals recommend
30 minutes from the Ecolodge. Walkways in a forest beside a lake around an historical literary site.

Lakes & Forests

Dillon's Wood on the shores of Lough Graney. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk through a primeval forest. Guests can row our boat across the lake from Flagmount Pier. There is also another forest walk from the White Sands, at the north end of the lake.
Lough Graney
Dillon's Wood on the shores of Lough Graney. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge. A very peaceful walk through a primeval forest. Guests can row our boat across the lake from Flagmount Pier. There is also another forest walk from the White Sands, at the north end of the lake.
Lough Derg is about 15minutes from the Ecoldoge
20 locals recommend
Lough Derg
20 locals recommend
Lough Derg is about 15minutes from the Ecoldoge
Seed savers are an institution, here they save native Irish apples trees. It worth organising a tour with them. 5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
8 locals recommend
Irish Seed Savers Association
8 locals recommend
Seed savers are an institution, here they save native Irish apples trees. It worth organising a tour with them. 5 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.

Historical sites

20 minutes from the Ecolodge.
Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) Boat Trips
20 minutes from the Ecolodge.
25 minutes from the Ecoldoge
Brian Boru's Fort
25 minutes from the Ecoldoge
25 minutes from the Ecoldoge
23 locals recommend
Craggaunowen
23 locals recommend
25 minutes from the Ecoldoge

Watersports & Activity Centre

10 minutes from the Ecolodge
Derg Isle
10 minutes from the Ecolodge
20 minutes from the Ecolodge.
7 locals recommend
UL Sport Adventure Centre
7 locals recommend
20 minutes from the Ecolodge.
25 minutes from the Ecolodge
My Next Adventure
25 minutes from the Ecolodge
25 minutes from the Ecolodge
Clare Paintball - Deerpark Outdoor Centre
25 minutes from the Ecolodge

Bars/Restaurants/Cafes

Located in the immediate locality. There are many more further afield but all mentioned are from 1 minutes walk to within 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge
Food, drink & live music. A 5 minute walk from the Ecolodge.
7 locals recommend
Peppers Bar and Restaurant
7 locals recommend
Food, drink & live music. A 5 minute walk from the Ecolodge.
Local bar, live music depending on date. Less than 1 minutes walk from the Ecolodge.
Shortts Bar & Lounge
Local bar, live music depending on date. Less than 1 minutes walk from the Ecolodge.
Local bar & Shop. Less than 1 minutes walk from the Ecolodge.
Moloneys Bar
Local bar & Shop. Less than 1 minutes walk from the Ecolodge.
About a 10 minute drive on the way to Killaloe. Serving food & drinks.
6 locals recommend
Nuala's Bar & Restaurant
6 locals recommend
About a 10 minute drive on the way to Killaloe. Serving food & drinks.
Nice Gastropub in twomilegate near Killaloe. About 20 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
10 locals recommend
The Pipers Inn Bar & Restaurant
10 locals recommend
Nice Gastropub in twomilegate near Killaloe. About 20 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Gastropub in Gort. About 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
6 locals recommend
The Field
6 locals recommend
Gastropub in Gort. About 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Nice lunchtime & dinner time cafe & restaurant in Gort. 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
17 locals recommend
Gallery Cafe
17 locals recommend
Nice lunchtime & dinner time cafe & restaurant in Gort. 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Self-sustainable, vegetarian cafe & gardens on the Main st in Scariff. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge
The Garden Cafe
Self-sustainable, vegetarian cafe & gardens on the Main st in Scariff. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge

Food suppliers / Shops / Drinks

Located from 1 minutes walk to 25 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Craft butcher who rears his own herd. Locally sourced, high quality meats. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Joey Kavanagh Craft Butchers
Craft butcher who rears his own herd. Locally sourced, high quality meats. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Health food shop in Scariff. Local cheesemongers. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
The Grainey
Health food shop in Scariff. Local cheesemongers. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Local chocolate maker. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Wilde Irish Chocolates - Chocolate Shop & Chocolate Factory
Local chocolate maker. Located in Scariff, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Local brewery, a few minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Ring ahead for bookings.
Loudons Brewing
Local brewery, a few minutes drive from the Ecolodge. Ring ahead for bookings.
Largest supermarket type shop in Feakle.
Smyth's General Merchants
Largest supermarket type shop in Feakle.
Convenience shop & off-license in the village.
Moloneys Bar
Convenience shop & off-license in the village.
Health food shop Tulla, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Bia Follain
Health food shop Tulla, 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Super market & off-license in Tulla. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.
Donlon's SuperValu Tulla
Super market & off-license in Tulla. 10 minutes drive from the Ecolodge.