Things to do in Carrick on Shannon
Located in the scenic North West of Ireland, Carrick-on-Shannon is the County town of Leitrim. It is situated on the River Shannon and is considered one of the most beautiful inland waterway towns in Ireland. Whilst in recent years it has expanded greatly, Carrick retains its essential charm. Carrick boasts a vibrant nightlife with trendy bars, top nightclubs and a choice of fine restaurants.
Considered a great place to get away from it all, Carrick has much to offer the weekend visitor or serious tourist, from Rowing on the river to Clay Pigeon Shooting. The Mycarrick.ie and Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce web sites have lots of information on the area and what’s on in Carrick on Shannon.
Carrick boasts access to some of the finest finishing fresh water angling in Europe.
In addition to restaurants offering traditional Irish food, Carrick boasts Chinese, Indian, Middle-Eastern and Italian restaurants.
Arigna Mining Experience
Aura Leitrim Leisure
Aura Leitrim Leisure Centre offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness.
Boda Borg – Unique in Ireland – Can you Conquer the quests??
Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Course
Carrick Indoor Shooting
Kidz Kingdom & Bowling
Situation on the river Shannon, Carrick is the cruising capital of Ireland – this is the perfect way to get away from it all!
There is much to see in the area! To learn more about Carrick-on-Shannon we recommend that you read on.
Moon River luxury cruiser offers daily cruises on the River Shannon and Boyle River.
Lough Key Boats
Lough key Boats offer boat tours and boats for hire.
Lough Key Forest & Activity Park
Zipit Forest Adventures
Zipit Forest Adventures offers up to 4 hours of tree-top, fun-filled, adventure challenge in a healthy, outdoor setting for adults and children from age 7.
This charming bustling yard is located right in the heart of the town and plays host to the Farmers Market every Thursday.
St. George’s Heritage & Visitor Centre
The restored church, houses a well researched and exciting historical display of artifacts and interpretive material.
The Dock Theatre
The Dock houses a 100+ seat performance space, three art galleries, artists studios, and more.
The Costello Memorial Chapel
The smallest chapel in Europe and the 2nd smallest chapel in the world.
Leitrim – Explore Experience Enjoy…
Carrick Rowing Club
Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Club has been an important feature of the town over the past 175 years.