13,000 hectares of clear water surrounded by beautiful and dramatic countryside

Imagine the scene: 13,000 hectares of clear water surrounded by beautiful and dramatic countryside in three Irish counties (Clare, Tipperary and Galway), and traversed by a series of on-water and water-side trails that provide the opportunity for exhilarating activities and adventures.

Blueway trails link towns and villages across Ireland’s waterways. Enjoy looped walks dotted around the Lakelands Lough Derg, where you can enjoy magnificent scenery and sample delicious local food.

You can experience these trails solo, or with family and friends, by canoe, paddle board, bicycle or on foot. And there is even more to enjoy on a break, including historical attractions, entertainment, events, great eateries, craft shopping, and cosy places to stay.

Highlights
  • Outdoor Activities on the Lough Derg Blueway
  • Canoeing, waterskiing, kayaking, surfing, sub aqua diving and angling
  • Walking, cycling and mountain bike trails
  • Lough Derg Blueway Art, Craft & Food
  • Heritage & Culture on the Blueway, over 90 heritage sites
  • Festivals, Dining & Accommodation on the Blueway
Useful Information

Lough Derg Blueway covers the counties of Clare, Tipperary and Galway and offers a wide variety of accommodation, visitor attractions and services along the route. Further information is available from the regions tourist offices.

Getting There
Map Location: 52.945844, -8.326759
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