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Beautiful

Lovely walk, can walk a full round and see some of the lovely sights of the shannon with a bit of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Carls S
Lovely Walk

This is a very nice walk convenient to the town along the banks of the River Shannon. The path is... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Harry M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely walk, can walk a full round and see some of the lovely sights of the shannon with a bit of local history a long the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carls S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looped walk. Green route one way, Brown route other direction. Glad i went the Green route way as when we got round to the end of the canal we had to walk along the river bank through a wet field, muddy path and through some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mackyguggie
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

It is a lovely walk next to the Shannon river. You can even get the chance to feed the swans and the ducks. You can sit down on the benches and just relax. I think it is great for families with babies,toddlers or older children....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Soraya0513
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We went to go on the brown route but completely unsuitable for children. Heavily littered and we met a foreign tourist on the trail who advised it did not get any easier for kids and was not a pleasant walk either ways so we turned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VincentH1
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Went here with family and yes this is ideal for a rejuvenating walk it fills all the senses...or on your own it is beautiful...

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a very nice walk convenient to the town along the banks of the River Shannon. The path is tarmac and very clean and an easy walk. Plenty of Bird life in the wooded areas and ducks and geese on the river. Leads to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Plenty of wildlife especially Ducks and lots of Swans happily swimming in the river and on the banks. A lovely place to walk for all ages. The waterfall is spectacular with the town in the backgrond

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We enjoyed our last morning in Ireland, walking along the canal and then the banks of the Shannon. It's very close to the river so in places a bit wet underfoot. I would guess that at times, after a lot of rain or in winter...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ChrisJ03
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very enjoyable walk along the banks of the Shannon. Lovely to see the various yachts and cruisers on the river and also the young people taking part in water sports. We walked about 4Km .

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank thedixons24
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was a sunny and beautiful day. We started this walk from the Canal Banks street. The path is light and pleasant. Unfortunately there were some rubbish during the path, near the river, but this is people's fault as they throw their garbage there. When...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AndreaM4722
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