Things to see and do - Carrick-on-Shannon
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Carrick-on-Shannon Travel guide
Carrick-on-Shannon : Michelin's recommendations
County town of Leitrim, the town is located at an important crossroads on the Shannon. Up until the 16C, the district was controlled by the O'Rourkes, who ruled it from their Leitrim stronghold. The town acquired its fortifications after receiving a charter from James I and continued to grow with the development of the Shannon in 1846, followed by the arrival of the railways. Its position at the upper limit for navigation on the Shannon makes it ideal for cruises and fishing.
Tourist attractions Carrick-on-Shannon : Things to see and do
The estate was purchased by the Clements Family in 1750. It lies between Lake Errke and Lake Rinn. The buildings were erected after 1854. Three walled gardens (1,2 ha), planted in 1859 to produce vegetables, fruit and flowers, have now been laid out ..
This castle was built in 1609 by captain Robert Parke, who became an MP in 1661. The castle was captured in 1647, surrendered in 1652 and quickly abandoned. Major restoration work was necessary to repair the slate roof as well as the frames and glass..
On the right, at the bottom of Bridge Street, stands a tiny funeral chapel (5 m x 4 m) built by Edward Costello in memory of his wife, who died in 1877. She was buried in April 1879 under a heavy glass slab (on the left) and he was buried twelve year..
Dublin Road IRL - Carrick on Shannon
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Overlooking the River Shannon, this stylish, 4-star hotel is located in the beautiful riverside town of Carrick-on-Shannon. It offers guests free Wi-Fi, free parking, and the AA Rosette Boardwalk Cafe Bar. The spacious rooms at The Landmark Hotel bo..
Town Centre, Carrick on Shannon IRL - Carrick on Shannon
Carrick Plaza Suites are located close to the river in Carrick-on-Shannon. Free parking is possible on site. With apartments and suites of a variety of sizes, Carrick Plaza Suites can accommodate groups of guests of all sizes. Each unit has a bathro..
Main Street IRL - Drumshanbo .
Situated beside Lough Allen and its surrounding mountains, the Lough Allen Hotel & Spa is just a short walk from the picturesque town of Drumshanbo. It boasts a range of health and beauty treatments, along with a restaurant and a bar. The choice of ..
IRL - Mohill
Bridge St. IRL - Carrick-on-Shannon
Traditional family-run pub set close the river and filled with pottery, bygone artefacts and fishing tackle; it's a real hit with the locals. Flavoursome cooking uses local produce. The upstairs restaurant opens later in the week.
IRL - Carrick-on-Shannon
Main St IRL - Dromahair
A delightful little cottage on the main road of a sleepy village; the loughside drive over from Sligo is beautiful. It might have a neighbourhood feel but the food has global overtones, from the South of France and Tuscany to Asia.