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Offaly Grand Canal Greenway

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An amazing canal.

Our relatives farm beside the canal so we were constantly by it. There are many locks and stone... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
kenserviss
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Melfort, Canada
Great walk

Every time we are in Tullamore we walk along the canal to Bolands Lock, you meet some really nice... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Philw63
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30 Dec 2018
“An amazing canal.”
26 Oct 2018
“Great walk”
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Our relatives farm beside the canal so we were constantly by it. There are many locks and stone bridges for the avid camera buffs. Also many people from Tullamore ply their row boats up and down every day for pleasure.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kenserviss
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Every time we are in Tullamore we walk along the canal to Bolands Lock, you meet some really nice people along the way, the Lock Keepers house is a lovely building in well kept condition, the weather was also very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Philw63
Reviewed 12 September 2018

lovely path along the canal ideal for walking/jogging or cycling nice surface and nice irish countryside , would recommend

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank p1976
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A group of friends took to the Greenway on bicycle at the week end and have to say we thoroughly enjoyed this experience. We went all the way to Pullagh where we took a short break in the Pull Inn to re-hydrate, then back on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Séan O
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Very attractive walk , cycle, Was pretty busy when we were there, bank holiday Monday, the route west is nice and easy , and you hit the peaceful countryside after about 1 km from car park. Kids loved it., we cycled. 1 adult 2 smallies....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dicomendoza
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The walkway is along the old towpath of the canal. We have walked it a several times. It is a very peaceful section of the canal. There are no dramatic views but there are interesting vistas. It is interesting at any time of year but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Cherry P
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place to walk or go for a run. Beautiful on a sunny day winter or summer. Gotta love the Herons.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 391edk
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Walking along the Grand Canal towpath in County Offaly has been popular for years, but it wasn't accessible to all due to the rough terrain on most of the route. Recently Offaly County Council and Waterways Ireland have announced that the first phase of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank wyldwyll1
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