Girls' days out in Ennis

03 August, 2021

Planning a girls day out? Look no further than the beautiful town of Ennis. Whether you’re heading away for a hen or just a day out with the gals, you'll be spoiled for choice in the Clare county capital...

A girls day out in Ennis
A girls' day out in Ennis

Start your morning off with an outdoor yoga class at Ballyalla Lake which offers classes to suit all ages, abilities and bodies. After your morning stretch, head to Sweet N Green for a healthy but nonetheless tasty treat – you've earned it!

Now it's time to hit the shops, Ennis is known as the Boutique Capital of Ireland, so you are in luck. The town offers a unique shopping experience, with an abundance of small independent boutiques along its narrow, winding streets. There is a vibrant collection of fashion retail shops, ranging from Willow, County Boutique, Brass, Cornucopia and so much more, all delivering a personalised shopping experience.

Willow shopping experience
Willow is located on O'Connell Street, Ennis

After an active morning exploring all that Ennis has to offer, reward yourself to a relaxing afternoon by booking afternoon tea in The Old Ground Hotel or Temple Gate Hotel. The Old Ground Hotel offers the ‘Delights of Clare’ Afternoon Tea package serving guests a delicious array of savoury treats, such as St Tola’s goats cheese whipped with beetroot, Burren smoked salmon on a wholemeal scone, Liscannor crabmeat paté and Old Ground-style coronation chicken. The elegant dessert selection includes Clare ‘Bog’ chocolate fudge cake, Mrs O’Regan’s tea brack and their homemade warm pear and raspberry tart, finished off with freshly baked scones and, of course, a selection of teas or coffees.

Temple Gate Hotel offers all the essential elements of a traditional Afternoon Tea with a selection of impeccably dainty finger sandwiches, home-made scones with fresh cream and jams alongside a daily selection of mini desserts, bringing out the creative side of their in-house pastry chef and a wide tea and coffee menu.


Afternoon Tea at the Old Ground Hotel
Afternoon tea at The Old Ground Hotel

What better way to end your day than by spoiling yourself and your friends with a luxurious pampering session at the Beauty Spa in the Auburn Lodge, where you can all enjoy a massage or beauty treatment to help you unwind and relax after your busy day. 


Auburn Lodge Hotel beauty spa
Enjoy the beauty spa at the Auburn Lodge