Picture yourself at last in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, where secret tracks and trails give way to the beautiful blue waterways of the Shannon, and the choice between outdoor pursuits and rest and relaxation is once more yours to make. Defined by the serene landscape of Ireland’s most famous river, this region winds its way south from Carrick-on-Shannon, through Athlone, and into the spectacular Lough Derg. Set yourself adrift with a cruise boat rental, go kayaking on Lough Oughter, find time to unwind in Lough Key Forest Park, or delight your kids with an unforgettable trip to Baysports waterpark.
Plan a staycation in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.
At last it’s time to go beyond your back garden and rediscover Ireland again. We have a host of great accommodation offers to suit every taste and budget.
Ireland has never felt bigger and there’s never been a better time to make a break for it.