Scariff is situated in the mid-west region of Ireland, in the county of Clare.
To the west of the county Clare, the mighty Atlantic rages while the tranquil waters of Lough Derg form its eastern boundary. From the accompanying map one can see that Scariff is ideally situated at the centre of Shannon area, close to the borders of Galway to the north, Tipperary and Limerick to the east and Kerry to the south thus making it an attractive destination for the discerning tourist.It is easily accessible from all major centres, being 22 miles from Limerick, 40 miles from Galway and 25 miles from the international airport at Shannon.The major cities of Cork and the capital Dublin are also easily accessible from Scariff, both journeys being a two to three hour drive.
Many attractions are within easy reach of the town, making it an excellent base for whatever type of holiday you are planning. Some of the better known attractions within a short drive from Scariff include the dramatic Cliffs of Moher; Bunratty Castle; the ancient city of Limerick with King John’s Castle and the recently established Hunt Museum; Craggaunowen near Quin where Medieval history is brought to life; the historic town of Birr with it’s castle and world-famous telescope; The Burren, which is an area of unique landscapes and flora and the City of the Tribes – Galway, a modern and bustling city with a richly deserved reputation for its artistic and theatrical cultures. So whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity amidst a scenic rural setting or a more energetic holiday with outdoor pursuits, then Scariff can fulfil all your needs.