Hawthorn Lodge four-star luxury B & B was awarded Trip Advisor Cert of Excellence 2015 & 2014 and is child-friendly with discounted rates for children sharing. There is a large garden area for relaxation purposes and the house has its own private car park.
High speed wireless broadband is available free. Pets are welcome although advanced notice is required. Coeliac and other dietary needs can be catered for – simply advise requirements when booking.
Hawthorn Lodge is only 40 minutes from Shannon Airport and a taxi can be arranged if required. The Pleasure Lake – Lough Derg – is close by, which is excellent for fishing, sailing, canoeing and swimming. Horse riding is also available while there are 2 top golf courses within easy reach. Other attractions include the many cycling routes around the lake as well as the East Clare Way Walking Routes (ask for a free brochure at the house).
The well-known Heritage Site of Holy Island is just a short boat trip from the picturesque Harbour in Mountshannon. This famous monastic site includes the remains of six churches and a round tower as well as many other interesting discoveries. Also in the village is a large park with a maze and labyrinth for the spiritually-inclined – together with a children’s playground.
There really is something for everyone and every age group and the Lodge is an ideal base for touring Clare, Galway, Tipperary and Limerick. You’ll find a good choice of good value, high quality restaurants and lively pubs nearby with music at weekends. Perfect for experiencing the real Irish craic (fun)!