Local Activities

Go-Karting at Tynagh, a great track not far from Portumna.  Bunratty Folkpark - a major attraction with medieval castle and a reconstructed village showing life at that time, working bakery, pottery, weaving - 26 acres of history.
Useful Links

There are a lot of local activities that you can enjoy all within a short distance.

It's a walker's paradise around this area, you can ramble along the quiet country roads, a visit to the local village or tackle Keeper Hill, The Slieve Felim Way or Lough Derg Way Walks & Hikes.
Bicycles can be rented in Nenagh, and there are a number of mapped and sign-posted cycle routes in the area, again some are more strenuous that others so you can easily choose one that suits you.

Horse-riding and pony trekking
Available in Nenagh and Newport, just 15 minutes drive away. These schools supply all the necessary equipment including hard hats, and can facilitate people at all levels.

There are four excellent golf course available within a short distance of McNamara Cottages.
Portumna, Nenagh, Roscrea and Birr

Various trout streams in the area plus of course Lough Derg. Also, Laoise Angling Centre


Cruising on Lough Derg is available on the Spirit of Killaloe or on the 53 seat KU EE TU based in Dromineer

On the Water

For the Children

Lough Derg

Portumna Golf Course

Contact Details

Mc Namara's Cottages,
Co. Tipperary

Phone: 067 25282    -   Int + 353 67 25282

Getting Here

McNamara Drama Workshop

Come and enjoy our week long drama workshops, transporting children back in time to learn the importance of songs and storytelling in the past. The workshops will allow people to explore drama & theatre, help develop creativity and of course have a lot of fun.