Heritage & Culture 10 Nights | North

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Banagher Marina

Banagher to Shannonbridge: Cruising time approximately 1 hour 15 minutesApprox 1hr 15m from Shannonbridge
  • Banagher River Side walk
  • Mortello Tower
  • Fort Eliza
  • Historical town trail
  • Hough’s singing pub
  • Flynn’s Bar & Restaurant
  • Crank Rd Cafe
  • Railway Bar, The Corner House, Simon’s Lyons pub
  • Local attractions - Birr Castle & Gardens, Lough Boora, Tullamore Dew, Clonfert Cathedral

Night 1

Shannonbridge

Shannonbridge to Athlone Lock: Cruising time approximately 2 hour 15 minutes
  • Self guided walk of the Napoleonic fort
  • Fallons Pub with tasty 'Organic Kitchen'
  • Lukers Pub Restaurant & Live music Venue
  • The River Cafe/ Old Fort

Night 2

Athlone Town Centre

Athlone to Tarmonbarry: Cruising time approximately 4 hour 30 minutes
  • Athlone castle
  • Luan Gallery
  • Historical walks
  • Old Rail Trail
  • Shopping
  • Supermarkets

Choice of restaurants, pubs, cafes, takeaways:

  • Sean’s Bar - Oldest pub in Ireland
  • Dead centre Brewpub - craft beer

Night 3

Tarmonbarry Moorings

Bridge: Tarmonbarry : Check opening times of Bridge
  • Keenan’s Pub and Restaurant
  • The Purple Onion
  • Strokestown House, Gardens and Famine museum only 10 minutes drive from Tarmonbarry

Night 4

Jamestown

Jamestown to Carrick-on-shannon: Cruising time approximately 30 minutes

Jamestown is one of the most historic villages in Co. Leitrim

  • Remains of Jamestown Abbey, a Franciscan Friary
  • Eat at the famous Cottage Restaurant
  • Corner Shop

Night 5

Carrick-on-shannon

Carrick-on-shannon to Lough Key: Cruising time approximately 2 hours
  • Shopping
  • Supermarkets
  • The Dock - Leitrim Design House
  • St George’s Heritage and Visitor centre
  • Costello Memorial Chapel ( smallest church in Ireland)
  • Famine Museum and Memorial Garden
  • Arigna Mines ( 20 mins by taxi)
  • Elphin Windmill ( 10 mins by taxi)
  • Electric bikes rentals
  • Riverfront Amenity Park
  • Riverside walkway
  • Signposted town trail
  • Trinity Rare books
  • Choice of pubs, restaurants, cafe’s, takeaways

Night 6

Lough Key Forest Park

Lock: Albert : Check opening times of the lock.
  • Lough Key forest park and gardens
  • Estate of Rockingham
  • Lakeside cafe

Night 7

Dromod Harbour

Bridge: Roosky : Check opening times of the bridge
  • Visit the railway museum
  • Historic walks
  • Cox’s Steakhouse
  • Copper Still
  • Brandywell Bar & Restaurant
  • Corner Shop
  • Takeaways

Night 8

Lanesborough

Lanesborough to the Wineport Lodge: Cruising time approximately 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Pubs, restaurants and takeaways
  • Bridie’s Fishing tackle shop
  • Supermarket
  • Shops

Night 9

Wineport Restaurant

Wineport Restaurant to Athlone Lock: Cruising time approximately 1 hour
  • Choice of night at Wineport Restaurant (private jetty for dining)
  • Chalets Restaurant (Renowned for Steak)
  • Moor at Portaneena (berthing fee applies) and access Glasson village - restaurants, craft shops, cafes, convenience store
  • Moor at Glasson Lake House and have the facilities of the hotel.

Stop

Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise to Banagher: Cruising time approximately 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop at Clonmacnoise the famous monastic site

Night 10

Banagher Marina

Lock: Clarendon : Check opening times of the lockApprox 1hr 15m from Shannonbridge
  • Banagher River Side walk
  • Mortello Tower
  • Fort Eliza
  • Historical town trail
  • Hough’s singing pub
  • Flynn’s Bar & Restaurant
  • Crank Rd Cafe
  • Railway Bar, The Corner House, Simon’s Lyons pub
  • Local attractions - Birr Castle & Gardens, Lough Boora, Tullamore Dew, Clonfert Cathedral

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