The Great Southern Trail:
Our Hotel is located within close proximity of the renowned Great Southern Trail. This unique 85km stretch, which was once a well-travelled railway line, has, since 1977, been considered a hidden local treasure. The route begins in the heart of the Limerick County, taking you along the expansive Limerick Countyrside, right through into the vast greenery of Kerry. The continious refurbishment of the trail has made it the ideal location for walking, running or cycling; the peaceful nature of the location an excellent break from the everyday hustle and bustle.
Newcastle West, the largest town in County Limerick, is only ten minutes away from The Devon Inn Hotel. The ever expanding area grew up around the beautiful Desmond Castle, which is located just off the town square and to this day remains the most notable historical feature of the town; having been recently restored, the castle is open to the public for guided tours May to September. The Castle grounds also sport almost 100 acres of gardens along with all-weather sporting grounds and a children's play area. The town is well known for their incredible boutiques: stocking designer labels and many speciality Ladies, Mens and Childrens brands.
Our Hotel is only 40 minutes from Killarney, the Heart of Kerry; an internationally renowned town ranking within the top ten tourist destinations of the world. Set to the backdrop of the MacGillycuddy Reek Mountains and the Lakes of Killarney, the vibrant town breeds culture. Whether you are a solo traveller or travelling with many, there are so many experiences to offer. For the unseasoned and seasoned climber, the Reeks host many an adventure. Torc Mountain being a fabourite for many a local, the tip of the mountain towering over the Killarney Lakes, offering an incredible breath-taking view. For those seeking to get their heart racing 'Cardiac Hill' offers exactly that. Whether you are seeking a heart racing adventure or a day or pure pampering, the town offers it all and more.