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What to see in Ireland and where

There are many wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly activities and barrier free adventures for visitors to Ireland. With Ireland's 12 airports, five seaports and her extensive road network every part of the island can easily be accessed.

Each region offers something different for every visitor and we're positive that every wheelchair traveler is bound to find what they're looking for.

Click your mouse on our interactive Ireland Map to see each corresponding map and activities in the region
- Northwest and Lakelands
- Northern Ireland
- Ireland West
- Shannon
- East Coast and Midlands
- Dublin
- South West
- South East

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Ireland Regional Activities

See each corresponding map and activities in the region

What to do

Where
Northwest and Lakelands
 

• Glenveagh National Park: mountains, lakes and a stunning Scottish-style castle
• Slieve League: spectacular views from the highest sea cliffs in Europe
• Lough Derg Visitor Centre: a trip to the island attracts thousands of pilgrims every year
• Rossnowlagh Beach: the most scenic beach.
• Drumcliffe Church: burial place of the poet and playwright WB Yeats
• Donegal Castle: a fully restored castle in the heart of Donegal town
• Glencar Waterfall: an enchanting sight made famous in Yeats's poem "The Stolen Child"
• The stunning lakes of Cavan and north Leitrim
• Donegal County Museum: houses a fascinating display of artifacts
• Scenic coastal drives: some of the finest scenery in Ireland
• Parkes Castle: a beautifully restored 17th-century fortress
• Cavan and Leitrim Railway:hidden Ireland by narrow-gauge rail
• The Lake Isle of Innisfree on Lough Gill: One of Yeats most recognizable places
• Lisadell House - former home of the Gore Booth Family and confidantes of Yeats
• Fort Dunree: Ireland's coastal defence for centuries
• Sligo Abbey: carvings and a sculpted 15th-century high altar

This beautiful region will enchant you with its spectacular scenery, rich heritage and culture. It is renowned for its relaxed, easy pace and a genuinely warm welcome from friendly people.

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Northern Ireland
 
• The Giant's Causeway: a geological phenomenon and must see site
• The Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge: a mesmeric walk, swaying as the waves crash beneath
• The Mountains of Mourne: an area of outstanding natural beauty
• Belfast City Hall: An Edwardian "wedding cake"
• Glenarrif Forest Park: set in the "Queen of the Glens" of Antrim
• The Antrim Coast Road: possibly the most scenic anywhere in Ireland
• Carrickfergus Castle: representing over 800 years of military might,
• The Crown Bar: one of Belfast's oldest and best-loved landmarks
• Scrabo Tower: breathtaking views across Strangford Lough
• Ulster Folk and Transport Museum: outdoor attraction tells the story of the early 20th century
• Titanic Boat Tours: where the world's most famous ship was launched
• Walk along the historic walls of Derry City
• The Guild Hall in Derry
• Derry's Tower Museum
• The St Patrick Centre, Downpatrick: Ireland's patron saint
• Mount Stewart House, Gardens and Temple of the Winds:dramatic views over Strangford Lough

You know somewhere is special when every international travel publishers put it on their "must visit" list. One travel bible has urged readers to discover Northern Ireland, as a place "buzzing with life, pulsating cities and happy people".

northern ireland

Western Ireland
 
• Galway City: a vibrant artistic paradise, with lively street theatre, music and culture
• Ceide Fields Visitor Centre: a vast prehistoric landscape, perfectly preserved
• Croagh Patrick: Ireland's holy mountain has magnificent views over Clew Bay
• Westport: a heritage town and one of Ireland's best-loved tourism destinations
• Aran Islands: rich culture and stunning scenery will take you back to an Ireland of Celts and early Christians
• Knock Shrine: Ireland's world-famous national Marian shrine
• Strokestown Park House: an 18th-century, faithfully restored mansion
• Kylemore Abbey: picturesque abbey and gardens with magnificent views in the heart of Connemara
• Lough Key Forest Park: 350 hectares of mixed woodlands and lakes
• The Connemara National Park: one of the last unspoilt regions in Europe
• The Atlantic Drive, Achill: a coastal drive through wild and remote scenery
• Westport House: magnificent parkland with a lake, terraces and gardens overlooking Clew Bay
• National Museum of Ireland Country Life: a walk through Ireland's rural past
• Portumna Castle and Forest Park: one of the most important castles in Ireland, its extensive gardens host a maze

Widely regarded as Ireland's cultural heartland, enjoy the vibrancy of Galway city and take the time to experience mystical Gaelic Connemara, the raw beauty of County Mayo and the secrets of County Roscommon.

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Shannon
 
• The Burren and the Burren Centre: area famed for its flora and fauna
• Bunratty Castle and Folk Park: one of the most popular tourist attractions, 4.5 million visitors can't be wrong
• Craggaunowen - The Living Past Experience is Ireland's original award-winning prehistoric Park
• Ailwee Cave: the best way to get under the skin of the Burren
• Adare: a picture postcard village
• Scattery Island Centre: interprets the 6th-century monastery on this small island in the Shannon estuary
• The Cliffs of Moher: a majestic, unforgettable experience
• Dolphin watching in Kilrush and Carrigaholt
• Caherconnell stone fort: one of the best preserved stone ringforts in Ireland
• King John's Castle: Limerick's impressive fortres

The Shannon area has Atlantic seascapes, dramatic cliffs, quiet country roads, the lunar landscape of the Burren, lively towns and the hospitality of the world-famous Bunratty Castle.

shannon Area

East Coast & Midlands
 
• Newgrange: Neolithic burial chambers and an interpretation of the Boyne valley area
• World-famous monastic sites like Glendalough, Clonmacnoise and Monasterboice
• The Irish National Stud: Japanese Gardens and St Fiachra's Gardens, a popular destination and an internationally renowned heritage site
• Wicklow: "the garden of Ireland", famous for its mountain and lake scenery
• Powerscourt House and Gardens: an architectural wonder
• Hill of Tara: historical seat of Ireland's high kings
• The K Club: the golf venue of the 2006 Ryder Cup
• Mount Usher Gardens
• Battle of the Boyne Interpretative Centre: site of one of Ireland's pivotal battles
• Relics of St Oliver Plunkett: the head of the famous Irish saint is preserved in Drogheda
• Birr Castle: historic science centre, once home of the world's largest telescope
• Trim Castle: the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland
• Carlingford: a little gem of a town
• Millmount Museum: the fascinating history of Drogheda town's oldest structure
• National Sealife Centre, Bray: spectacular displays of underwater wildlife
• Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre, Longford: an Iron Age experience

Stretching from the east coast to the majestic Shannon River, this region boasts some of the most important historical sites in the world, along with period homes, castles and gardens.

east coast and midlands

Dublin
 
• The Guinness Storehouse
• Trinity College: home to the Book of Kells
• The Jameson Experience
• Dublin Castle: at the heart of Irish history
• The National Museum of Ireland
• The National Gallery of Ireland
• Dublin Zoo: one of the most popular in Europe
• Temple Bar: Dublin's nightlife epicenter
• Dublin's Georgian squares
• The National Botanic Gardens
• Kilmainham Gaol: relive Ireland's turbulent history
• Dublin's churches and cathedrals
• Phoenix Park: Europe's biggest city park
• The Hill of Howth: enjoy beautiful vistas over Dublin Bay
• Malahide Castle: one of the best preserved castles in the country, set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide
• Dalkey: this pristine village is also home to many Irish and international celebrities

If Irish music and fine food in a compact, cosmopolitan city where the nightlife is legendary, then Dublin's the place for you.

Dublin

South West
 
• Blarney Castle: site of the famous Blarney Stone
• The Ring of Kerry: an area of outstanding beauty
• Killarney National Park: with the famous Lakes of Killarney
• The Blasket Islands: walk on the edge of Europe
• The Cobh Heritage Centre: a memorial to the millions of Irish emigrants
• The Dingle peninsula: an area of archeological significance and pristine beauty
• Muckross House and gardens: one of the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland
• Ross Castle: an imposing building dating from the 15th century
• Inch Strand: more than a mile of golden sand, the setting for movies including Ryan's Daughter and The Playboy of the Western World
• Fota Wildlife Park: a place to enjoy animals in their natural habitat
• Skellig Michael: this island monastery is a World Heritage Site
• Ilnacullen Gardens: an enchanted garden island in a sheltered inlet of Bantry Bay
• Kenmare: a beautiful haven of tranquility, gourmet food and unspoilt scenery
• Sherkin Island: steeped in history and blessed with natural beauty
• Crag Cave: Ireland's leading showcave, thought to be over one million years old
• Charles Fort, Kinsale
• Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

An extremely popular holiday destination for many reasons - enchanting beaches, high mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, ancient monuments, top restaurants and some of the liveliest traditional music pubs in Ireland.

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South East
 
• Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary: the traditional seat of the kings of Munster
• Cahir Castle: one of Ireland's largest and best preserved castles
• Waterford Crystal Visitors Centre: home of the legendary crystal
• Ancestral home of John F Kennedy: discover the roots of the late US president
• St Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny: dates from 13th century and is beautifully preserved
• Dunbrody Famine Ship: an experience you will never forget
• Bru Boru Cultural Centre, Cashel: a national cultural centre celebrating Irish music, song, dance, theatre and celtic studies
• Johnstown Castle Gardens, County Wexford: a fairytale setting
• Reginalds Tower, Waterford: a restored, imposing defence tower
• Altamont House and Gardens, Carlow: one of the loveliest in Ireland
• Kilkenny Castle and gardens: a 12th-century castle remodelled in Victorian times
• Holy Cross Abbey, Thurles which was founded in 1168
• Duncannon Fort, Waterford: a stunning castle dating from 1588
• Curraghmore House, Waterford: magnificent building and gardens dating from 1170
• Hook Lighthouse Visitors Centre: the oldest working lighthouse in Northern Europe
• The beaches at Tramore and Ireland's South East

It's known in Ireland as the "Sunny South East" because of its benign climate. Other attractions include ancient castles and monuments, sandy beaches, stunning scenery, quiet villages, vibrant resorts and lively towns and cities.

South East Ireland

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