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Athlone to Mullingar Greenway

Mullingar, Ireland
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Get yourself on a bike and cycle this for an hour or so. The country setting is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Catherine C
via mobile
Great for the novice cyclist.

A great way to see the Irish countryside and get some exercise. We hired the bikes from DB bike... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Nigel M
Dublin, Ireland
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“old railway” (6 reviews)
“flat surface” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mullingar, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Get yourself on a bike and cycle this for an hour or so. The country setting is beautiful. Especially when the sun is shining.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A great way to see the Irish countryside and get some exercise. We hired the bikes from DB bike higher from the Gala shop on the Ballymahon road only a few meters from the Athlone end of the Greenway old railway to Mullingar. We cycled...More

1  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

we used the great greenway from mullingar as far as moate it had nice stops along the way excellnt road

1  Thank Showjumper17
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Cycled from Athlone (Garrycastle) to Moate this morning, having rented a bike from the Spar shop at the bridge. It's a lovely route, tarmac surface, very quiet. I haven't cycled for years so I found it quite challenging. There are signposts at 4, 6 and...More

Thank Mary Rose W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Before setting off on your cycle ride or walk to Athlone - take some time to look at the railway station - to the right of the modern main line is the remains of the line to Athlone - the station/track etc is all in...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Just completed part of the Mullingar to Athlone Greenway . Starting at Mullingar , my family only planned to go a few KMs but we cycled towards Castletown. Its 11km each way and my lids were well able to cycle it . As it follows...More

Thank smartymor
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Nice cycle along the way but the local amenites need to be vastly improved. There is nothing expcept for Moate village to visit along the way. Although the path is very well maintained, it needs to provide a bit more in terms of stops for...More

2  Thank Peter Q
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A pleasant ride, well kept and green. But the Royal Canalway and Mullingar Cycle Routes are more varied and not as monotonous.

Thank Pinchas L
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great 42km cycle. Perfect surface for all bikes as it is perfect Tarmac other than 1 kilometre which is still very good surface. It could benefit from a coffee shop and more benches along route for elderly walkers. It's not sign posted...More

3  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. Very good surface. Safe for all ages. Very peaceful. The Irish countryside at its best.

1  Thank MBMul
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Duane B
8 May 2017|
Response from Vincent D | Reviewed this property |
Sir You do appear to miss the point. Athlone to Mullingar is a railway route. Mullingar to Dublin is a canal route. I have travelled Enfield to Dublin and the route is very rough in places with tree roots making the path... More
Vincent D
9 April 2017|
Response from blondiechanel | Reviewed this property |
Could take 50 minutes depending on your speed.
2 August 2016|
Response from Thomas C |
2 and a half hours comfortably with no stops. But do stop and enjoy the peace of the Irish countryside.