Many of Cork’s key attractions are located within easy driving distance of Charleville, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Friars Gate Theatre and the fantastic Kilmallock Museum. Also, be sure to check out Donkey Sanctuary and the Grange Stone Circle.
There are plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Charleville. Spend a quiet afternoon viewing the exhibits at the Adare Heritage Centre in Adare and the Irish Palatine Heritage Centre in Limerick.
Get your body moving out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. If you are looking for somewhere to chill out, do a spot of fishing or just enjoy the sunlight shining on the water, spend time at Lough Gur in Limerick.
Spots such as the Annes Grove Gardens in Castletownroche are great places to check out while you’re in Charleville. If you’re into history, the area’s past comes vividly back to life at Black Castle in Limerick.
See if you can hit a hole in one at the Adare Golf Club in Adare, the Limerick County Golf and Country Club in Limerick and the Mallow Golf Course in Mallow, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Charleville has a long and proud sporting history. Spend an afternoon at nearby Thomond Park, Limerick, home to the Munster Rugby rugby union team and the Shannon RFC in winter. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the local fans to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
For a real taste of Charleville, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare, the Adare Manor, and the Fitzgerald's Woodlands House Hotel, Adare.