Bayly Farm is ideally suited for travelling to the main attractions in the Mid-West and West. Desmond and Jackie are happy to help guests with details on day trips, restaurants and other places of interest.
The Market town of Nenagh with its medieval castle, heritage and family history centre, is only a 5 minute drive from Bayly House.
Limerick City is about 30 mins drive from Bayly House and the main visitor attractions are St. John’s Castle on “King’s Island” overlooking the river Shannon, the Limerick Hunt Museum, exhibiting one of Ireland’s greatest private collections of art and antiquities, and Lough Gur, with its visitor centre telling the story of the pre-Celtic settlers in Ireland. A little further out is Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, a complete medieval fortress with its famed Bunratty Folk Park.
Some other visitor attractions within easy reach are:
Sailing, fishing and boating on Lough Derg.
Holy Cross Abbey in Tipperary is a restored Cistercian monastery in Holycross near Thurles, County Tipperary, situated on the River Suir. It takes its name from a relic of the True Cross or Holy rood.
Rock of Cashel – Dramatically situated medieval ecclesiastical site.
The Cliffs of Moher – Ireland’s highest cliffs, adjoining the Burren.
The Burren – Spectacular limestone landscape with unique flora & fauna.
Kilkenny – One of Ireland’s best preserved medieval towns.
Birr Castle and Demesne – Famous for its Gardens, the Great Telescope, built in 1845 and Galleries of Discovery.
Clonmacnoise – Spectacular early Christian site founded in 6th Century on banks of the Shannon.