Fly from Liverpool to Shannon
Fly direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the beautiful Southern Irish city of Shannon, with Ryanair. From the rolling hills of Southern Ireland, to the tranquil towns that run alongside the River Shannon, this unspoiled part of Ireland is waiting to be explored. Book a flight from Liverpool to Shannon now.
Why Should You Go
Situated in the South West of Ireland, Shannon is an ideal escape for those looking to immerse themselves in history, culture and countryside. With plenty of medieval towns and castles to explore, take in the breath-taking natural beauty of the landscape at your own pace, while you sip on a pint of Guinness at a local Irish pub, or navigate the waterways of the longest river in Ireland, the River Shannon.
When Should You Go
Shannon enjoys a warm summer of around 15°C from June to September and a mild winter when temperatures tend to drop to 6°C. This makes Shannon a beautiful destination to explore at any time of year.
From spring to summer, this peaceful part of Southern Ireland comes alive with festivals and events taking place throughout the city. The Limerick Fringe Festival is usually held in April annually and features multi-genre performances. This vibrant non-profit event looks to support home-grown and international talent while entertaining locals and tourists alike. With international comedy acts often featured in the festival line-up, it is certainly not something to be missed.
Throughout the year, dolphin watching is a big tourist attraction, with guided boat trips exploring the coves and caves of the west coast, while looking out for grey seals, sea birds and dolphins. A trip out to the Atlantic Ocean can be a truly memorable experience.
Where Should You Stay
When it comes to accommodation, there are plenty of options to choose from when staying in Shannon. Whether you prefer to relax in one of the many spa hotels, or you’d rather experience a more traditional Irish retreat, choose from boutique hotels, rustic country pubs and riverside B&Bs. The beauty of this part of Ireland is that no matter where you stay, you’re almost always guaranteed to step outside and see the stunning landscape and rolling hills around you.
At Knappogue Castle, you can take a culinary step back in time and experience a medieval-style banquet and traditional entertainment among living history. Staff dress up and give you a taste of what life was once like in the Emerald Isle.
The picturesque and historic market town of Ennis is a must-see when you visit Shannon. A charming mix of boutiques, independent retailers and high street favourites, Ennis is the ideal town for a little bit of retail therapy. If you’re a fan of Celtic jewellery, you will find plenty of gems in this pretty Irish town.
Play a Round of Golf
Established in 1966, Shannon Golf Club offers professionals and visitors a round of golf in among the fairways and meadow grass. The course, designed by John D Harris, is a major championship course and has been tested by golfers from around the world.
You can now book a flight from Liverpool Airport to Shannon with Ryanair.