On the northern shore, apart from being the ferry-port providing access to County Clare is also a favoured spot for shoreline fishing. Tarbert House was the 18th century home of the Leslies built about 1730, displays a fine collection of Georgian furniture, including one of the best examples of an Irish Chippendale mirror.
Tarbert Jail: (former Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks) called the Bridewell. A visit here is recommended .You are invited to relive The Court House Drama of being “Sent Down” in the Bridewell of the 1830s. A spine chilling recreation with life-size models.