Lough Derg, a beautiful lake, is just ten kilometres north-west of Nenagh. The lake is bordered on the east by Tipperary and on the west by Clare. From tip to toe (north to south) the lake measures twenty-seven miles and offers cruising, sailing, fishing and other water activities. There are plenty of villages and harbours to visit which all offer excellent hostelries of varying types and the mountains rise up from the south of the lake offering spectacular views.
The Lough Derg Way is a sixty-four kilometre walking route which starts at the Tourist Office behind the Hunt Museum in Limerick City follows the River Shannon before ultimately arriving at Lough Derg - for more information please call +353 87 055 6465, email email@example.com or see The Lough Derg Way.
The Lough Derg Cycleway (a 132 kilometre sign-posted route) also features spectacular scenery and lake views - call +353 61 317522, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit The Lough Derg Cycleway.