Local Attractions & Amenities
Fortfield is centrally located and is an ideal base for day trips to Clare’s and Kerry’s many beauty spots. Killimer-Tarbet Car Ferry links the main tourist routes of the west of Ireland.
It has scheduled sailings every day, and a pleasant 20 minute journey across the Shannon Estuary.
As a visitor to our Region you will find many opportunities to enjoy town & country life, the rugged Coastline on the Wild Atlantic Way in a pollution free environment. Visit the Historical town of Kilrush with its many amenities, 2 hour boat trips depart from Kilrush Creek Marina to see Ireland’s only resident group of bottlenose dolphins and Scattery Island which was the location of the 6th century monastic settlement founded by St. Senan. Visit the Vandeleur Walled Garden, with many unusual plants and flowers. Why not enjoy a round of golf in Kilrush golf Course. A visit to Kilkee resort is a must with its majestic Cliffs.
Nothing beats the drive to Loop Head Peninsula, which is the most westerly point of Country Clare, on Irelands Atlantic Coast. En route to the iconic Cliffs of Moher visit the Trump International Golf Links.