One Day on the Shannon Blueway...

   

A day away to the Shannon Blueway...

​There's so much to do and see on the Shannon Blueway. It's also really easy to get to with a journey time of approx two hours from either Belfast, Galway or Dublin.

If you are stuck for time and simply looking to get active or explore the great outdoors on a day-visit, check out some of our ideas below and be inspired to head into the blue...

Explore the Blueway trails...

​Pick one of the beautiful Blueway trails in this North Shannon area. All of the trails, on water and waterside, are fun and family friendly. So whether you choose to paddle, cycle or walk, we've got a fantastic range of ways to experience the Blueways – take a blissful guided paddle, an exhilarating electric bike trip, or even just a slow meander, along the Drumshanbo to Carrick-on-Shannon paddling trail or the Drumleague Lock looped cycling trail.

Pick one of the local activity providers who will give you all the help, guidance and equipment you need to explore more along the Blueway trails. There's even a full list of day experiences just waiting to be booked, so you can head into the blue with ease...

Make the most of your day...

​The beauty of the Blueways is that there is so much to discover in the area. On your day away, make the most of it with a visit to one of the fascinating visitor attractions in the area. Take a walk through history at the Arigna Mining Experience or stir your senses with a mouthwatering selection of local produce at the Boyle Farmers Market. These are just a few suggestions, you can also check out our Hidden Treasures section for more ideas.

Top it all off with a hearty meal at the Barge in Leitrim Village or have a slice of "la vita dolce" at Vittos lovely Italian restaurant in Carrick-on-Shannon. Plenty more "servings" where those came from in the "Places to Eat" section of the Shannon Blueway.

One Day on the Shannon Blueway...