Plan your days while you stay with us, enjoy a wide selection of activities and attractions in Moneygall and surrounding County Offaly and County Tipperary… it’s not such a long way after all…

Getting around
Situated within Ireland’s Ancient East, and only an hours drive to the Wild Atlantic Way, we within easy reach of visit Lough Derg, The Devil’s Bit, Birr Castle, and the Rock of Cashel -all are within one hours drive. For boating and fishing, Lough Derg is on our doorstep just under 30 minutes away. We can arrange boat hire with prior notice.
A car is recommended as public transport is infrequent. There is a good service to Shannon and Dublin airports. Roscrea and Nenagh are 20 minutes by car.

We will arrange transport if needed.


We are spoilt for choice in the area with some of the best golf courses in Europe on our doorstep. Lahinch is one of the oldest links on Ireland’s west coast, and it frequently draws the world’s best golfers… often ahead of the Open Championship. With its hypnotic fairways weaving between medium sized dunes, its never ending variety and its exceptional (and tricky) greens that is little surprise. There are few better places to test your links prowess. Lahinch Golf Club is home to the Dubai Irish Open 2019. Contact: The Club. Lahinch Golf Club Lahinch Co. Clare Ireland.

More locally, Nenagh Golf Club is 10 miles away. Contact: +353 67 31476

Horse riding

At Loughton we can arrange all of your hunting needs directly. If you fancy a day out hunting with the North Tipps or the Ormond hunt, as part of your stay, just let us know and we will organise for you. We are surrounded by equine ventures, and you can also find out more at:


Limerick has the largest collection of shops for you to explore. In addition, there are some wonderful little gems in Nenagh, Roscrea to explore.


We are within 40 minutes drive of Limerick which house several theatres.

Nenagh has an intimate venue hosting regular performances.

Other Experiences

Moneygall Kearney Loops, Offaly

Cycle or drive around any of the 3 newly developed routes around the ancestral home of US President Barack Obama.

Ollie Hayes Pub, Moneygall Offaly

pin 1.9 km away

Sit back, relax and enjoy a pint in the actual pub were United states President Barack Obama had a pint of Guinness in 2011… on display you can see the actual glass in drank from.

Gallery Rival, Moneygall Offaly

pin 1.9 km away

Surround yourself in fantastic Irish Art and International Photographic Art.

Barack Obama Plaza visitor centre, Moneygall Offaly

pin 2.9km away

Minutes away from Loughton, the visitor centre has all your needs; from fuel for your car to fuel for your body.

Cloughjordan House Cookery School, Tipperary

pin 11.1 km away

Whether an experienced cook or a beginner, spend an ingredient filled afternoon, honing your cuisine skills.

Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre, Cloughjordan Tipperary

pin 11.2 km away

Spend time in the museum and heritage centre of the infamous Thomas MacDonagh. Set in his home town of Cloughjordan, learn the story of this man, the Irish patriot, poet, teacher and a leader of Ireland’s 1916 insurrection and the place in which he grew up.

Roscrea Castle, Roscrea, Tipperary

pin 16km away

Go back in time with a visit to this Norman 13th-century motte castle in the town of Roscrea.

Bike Park Ireland, Roscrea Tipperary

pin 19.5 km away

Feel the wind in your hair as you cycle through our amazing countryside, ensure to bring a camera, you might just capture something beautiful.

Devil’s Bit Templemore, Tipperary

pin 22.1km away

Literally named after the legend that not only did the devil take a bite out the mountain, he also broke a tooth while doing it, which now stands as the Rock of Cashel. The spectacular views from The Cross aren’t to be missed.

Leap Castle, Offaly

pin 25.1 km away

Immerse yourself in this centuries old Castle, widely renowned for being one of the most haunted castles in the World, just don’t bring any unwanted ‘visitors’ back with you to Loughton!

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre, Offaly

pin 35.3 km away

Famed for the beauty of its unusual landscape allow yourself plenty of time to explore one of the most extraordinary places in Ireland, Birr Castle’s spectacular Gardens and Science Centre. Don’t miss the Great Telescope designed and built by the third Earl of Rosse in the early 1840s, it was the largest telescope in the world.

Slieve Bloom Mountains, Kinnitty Offaly

pin 37.8 km away

Whether a hiker or a casual stroller, surround yourself in unspoilt and uncongested trails.

Lough Derg

Lough Derg is 17 miles away on the magnificent River Shannon. The picturesque villages of Garrykennedy & Dromineer are within an easy drive.

Lough Derg Yacht Club is located at Dromineer on eastern shores of Lough Derg. It is the largest lake on the River Shannon, and is 39 km’s long, but 12 km’s at its widest point, close to LDYC. It covers 130 km2 and is 33 m above sea level at nearby Limerick. Activities are varied and more information can be found at

Cruise the River Shannon, Shannon Harbour, Offaly

pin 47.9 km away

Cruise on one of the finest natural inland waterways in Europe as the unspoilt River Shannon meanders through beautiful countryside, past historic towns offering the best in Irish hospitality and the best part? You decide when to hop on and off. We have more details if you would like more information.

Lough Boora Parklands, Boora, Offaly

pin 56.6 km away

The fairy trail at Lough Boora Parklands will take you along a magical journey down ‘Fairy Avenue’. Along the way, don’t forget to close your eyes and make a special wish at wishing seat.

Charleville Castle Estate, Tullamore Offaly

pin 58.7 km away

Considered one of the finest of its type, this 17th Century Gothic-style castle, this is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. All the way along the avenue which leads to Charleville Castle, you may notice tiny fairy homes up high in the trees.

Tullamore Dew Old Bonded Warehouse, Offaly

pin 61 km away

Join Tullamore D.E.W. on a journey of discovery through almost two centuries of the distillery’s history and enjoy a tipple of the legendary Irish whiskey itself!

Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Shannon Bridge, Offaly

pin 68.8 km away

It’s not every day you can meander around a sixth century monastic site. You can just feel the history in the air.

Clara Bog Visitor Centre, Clara Town Offaly

pin 73.4 km away

Explore ten thousand years of history on this 10 square kilometres site, you may even see some fascinating wildlife.


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