Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon
Driving Directions to the Castle
From Dublin: Follow the N6 for Galway. At Loughrea avoid the bypass signposted for Gort, but head straight on into the town. At the end of the town turn left at the Westbridge onto the N66 signposted for Gort. Entering Gort turn left at the T Junction onto the N18. After c. 2 miles there is a small road to the left. Take this and immediately in front of you are the Main Gates to Lough Cutra Castle. From Shannon: Only 40 minute drive from Shannon airport. Take the N66 northbound for Ennis and Galway. After Ennis continue through Crusheen. After c. 5 miles there is a small car sales forecourt. Take the next right turn onto a small road (c. 0.75 miles) and the main entrance to Lough Cutra Castle is on your right. Click here for directions from Shannon Airport to Lough Cutra.
Competitor special deal - StenaLine and Irish Ferries
Please click here to apply for a discounted ferry crossing with Irish Ferries. Make sure to include the event code LCCT19 on your online form to access a 25% off discount. The table on the right-hand side shows the crossing times and discounts available with Irish Ferries.
We are very pleased to confirm a 20% online booking discount for those wishing to travel with StenaLine to the event. Please click here and then enter your:
Event Code: M5H20. Customers will have the option of booking Economy, Flexi or Premium motorist fares (terms and conditions vary for each) and the prices shown will include the agreed discount. If you are travelling by van up to 6m long (that will not be used for commercial purposes), please select the ‘Motorhome/Minibus up to 6m long’ vehicle type. Discount is not given on any extras booked i.e. cabins, meals, etc. The discount is available on all Stena Line Irish sea routes. The discount is available for travel on all Stena Line Irish Sea Routes, for the season.
Travelling with StenaLine during the rest of the season? You can access a 10% discount under the same terms as above, by entering RJL011 as the event code.
Access to the Castle, Gardens and Parking
The Castle is a private residence but the stunning gardens will be open to the competitors and spectators. Please click here to find out about spectator entrance fees. There will be parking within the Estate grounds. Please follow the race day parking signs for “Triathlon Car Park” via a service road to access the estate. The main drive will be used for the cycle route section of the race.
Wake up in a comfortable bed rested and ready for a great event. Then stretch out and recover with a hearty meal after the race at one of our official event hotels. Don’t miss out- reserve today! Availability is limited. Find out more here
Camping is available at a picturesque spot in the castle grounds.