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Things to do in Carrick on Shannon and Nearby

Welcome to Carrick-on-Shannon, the riverside town in Co. Leitrim with so much to offer.  We have put together some fun and interesting itineraries, adventures and  information for you, your pals and family. Whether you are here for a quiet mid-week break, whether you want adventure or chill-out opportunities to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest, we have pooled our local knowledge and are sure that you will find inspiration for plenty of things to do during your stay with us.

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If you are looking for somewhere to spend the day, that is close by, fun for all, exhilarating for some, challenging for others and a lot of fun for everyone, we thoroughly recommend packing up the gang and heading out the Sligo Rd. to Lough Key Forest Park. It’s the perfect mid-week, all-in-one adventure destination […]

Embarking on a journey to uncover your family’s past is a truly enriching experience, and for those of you with roots in County Leitrim, there’s no better place to start than the Leitrim Genealogy Centre in Ballinamore.  As a self-catering accommodation provider located in the county town of Carrick on Shannon, we welcome guests regularly […]

Moon River Party Cruise No Hen Party visit to Carrick-on-Shannon is complete without a Moon River Party Cruise along the majestic Shannon. Only a stone’s throw from our riverside accommodation, you will find the famous Moon River Cruiser in its usual mooring position at the Quay Wall. On a chilly day, the cruiser is fully […]

Cake me Away A sweet escape that promises the most scrumptious delights in Carrick!This newly established Artisan Cafe/Confectionary Bakery is fast becoming a favourite with locals and visitors alike. Centrally located beside the town’s post-office, Cake Me Away, is to be found on St. George’s terrace, just off the Main St. On offer is a […]

Located on the edge of the picturesque town of Drumshanbo, County Leitrim, The Shed Distillery stands as an example of a small business born out of love and determination. This popular destination invites both Irish visitors and those from abroad to embark on a journey of taste and discovery. From distillery tours to the charming […]