One of the best things about Ash Hill is that it is centrally located and makes maximizing your vacation time easier.
Lough Gur is a facinating and magical place to explore with 6,000 years of life. Visitors can tour the newly renovated Heritage Centre, enjoy hours of hiking, and a lovely afternoon picnic. Historical markers spread throughout the surrounding area, explaining the various signs of inhabitants. Don't forget to take along a loaf of bread for the many beautiful swans that are found around the Lough Gur.
Facilities at the trail head include map boards, car parking, toilets, showers and bike wash facilities. There is also state of the art changing rooms and picnic tables. On arrival there is a secure car park 5e in coins charge or annual pass from Coillte available) with monitored CCTV cameras. There is also snacks and tea and coffee also available for a reasonable price. Trail accommodation, bike rental and good food are available locally.
Across the river from the town is the ruin of the Dominican priory which was founded in 1291 by Gilbert, second son of John of Callan, Lord of Offaly. It was completed by his son Maurice, the first White Knight.
Kilmallock Dominican Priory
Ballyneety Golf Club
This 18 Hole championship golf course was co-designed by Ryder Cup player, Des Smyth and Irish Amateur International, Declan Branigan. Ballyneety Golf Club is a parkland golf course with sand-based greens and tees all built to US PGA standards. It is located 6miles south of Limerick City, off the M7, with easy access to Shannon Airport.