Lough Derg is surrounded by buzzy, vibrant towns and villages packed full of great venues, events and people. If you time it right, you can catch a farmers’ market with lots of fresh local produce up for grabs or get involved with one of the region’s many lively community festivals. Lough Derg is very much about the people; this is a community that won’t just give you a warm welcome, great food and excellent traditional music, but will be happy to tee you up with that crucial epic view or a little hidden gem that you may otherwise miss. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll come away with some local takes on the rich heritage of this whole area.
To make sure you get the best of all the towns and villages, take a look at the map which displays the key features of each one at an easy click!
Discover Lough Derg for your next holiday in Ireland. A majestic lake located between the counties of Clare, Tipperary and Galway, you will find activities to keep you entertained, accommodation to suit all budgets, heritage and culture waiting to be explored.
On the water activities include SUP (Stand Up Paddling), sailing, cruising, canoeing and fishing while on dry land we have some of the best walking routes in Ireland. From the linear routes of the Lough Derg Way & East Clare Way to the looped walks dotted around the Lakelands Lough Derg, you can enjoy magnificent scenery and sample delicious local food en route. It’s time for you to visit!