Shannon Map Overview

Overview

Picture yourself paddling amongst the bird song and green riverbanks of this serene and unspoilt scenery, that beguiles its visitors with its peaceful and tranquil pace of life. Watch quaint little towns and villages open up before your eyes, spilling their secrets of long-forgotten saints, crumbling castles and fairy-filled forests. And explore the jewel of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, the beautiful and vibrant Carrick-on-Shannon. 

Trails

Section 1: Drumshanbo to Carrick-on-Shannon image

Section 1: Drumshanbo to Carrick-on-Shannon

​​​​​​​​​Make a Splash! A stunning 16.5km route along the idyllic Lough Allen Canal and River Shannon.
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Section 3: Carrick-on-Shannon to Rooskey image

Section 3: Carrick-on-Shannon to Rooskey

Go with the Flow! A fabulous 30km trail, taking in the Jamestown Canal.
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Section 3a: Camlin River Loop image

Section 3a: Camlin River Loop

​​A little Adventure! The starting point for canoeing the Camlin River Loop is Richmond Harbour, a picturesque setting with a variety of services.
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Section 4: Rooskey to Lanesborough image

Section 4: Rooskey to Lanesborough

Journey Onwards! From Roosky to Lanesborough, along the Shannon, a further 25km in total.
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Itineraries

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Weekend away on the Shannon Blueway

Intriguing castles, lakeside trails, endless blueways and charming towns. These cherry-picked delights of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands are yours to uncover with this ready-made 48-hour itinerary.
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Offers

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Blueway Family Glamping Experience

Two nights glamping on the Shannon Blueway in the beautiful county of Leitrim.
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Blueway Cycling Break

Two Nights Bed and Breakfast and Cycle on the Blueway
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Hidden Heartlands Hillwalking

Two nights B&B & One Guided Walk
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Carrick Boat & Bike

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Cycle Hire

Electric Bike Trails

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J & E Kayakers & Vertical Kayakers

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Leitrim Surf Company

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Lough Allen Adventure

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Bicycle Hire

Moran's Bike Shop

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Rivermania

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Shannon River Adventure