The Shannon Blueway Cycle

Check out this beautiful riverside cycle along the Shannon Blueway

  • Distance: 20 km round trip

  • Duration: 2 and a 1/2 hour cycling time round trip

  • How hard it is: Easy

Who is it suitable for:

What’s it like?

Enjoy a wonderful traffic-free self guided tour along the banks of the Lough Allen Canal. Stroll over the floating boardwalk at Acres Lake and take in the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it.

This is an easy cycle that is suitable for all ages and all levels of fitness. Here you can have fun with all the family or simply enjoy a beautiful, scenic cycle by yourself.

The 20km route starts at our bike hire base in Leitrim Village and takes you on a scenic cycle all the way to Drumshanbo Village.

Once at Drumshanbo Village there are loads of places where you can sample some of the local produce (ask for our recommendations for the best current places when you pick up your bike!).

Things to Do

There are lots of options to enjoy in the area such as a stroll around Sliabh an Iarainn Visitors Centre, take a dip in the open air heated swimming pool (July and August only) or let the kids enjoy some time at the play ground at Acres Lake Amenity Area. New for September, if you fancy a little tipple book a Curious Journey of The Shed Distillery (home of Gunpowder Gin) in Drumshanbo Village.

The Shannon Erne Blueway

  • Distance: 10.6 km

  • Duration: 1 and 1/2 hour cycle time round trip

  • How hard it is: Easy with no hills

Who is it suitable for:

What’s it like?

Take a 10km self guided tour on the Shannon Erne Blueway, along the Shannon Erne Canal. It’s the newest addition to the traffic free cycling route from Leitrim Village to Kilclare.

Along your way check out the Sheemore Bar and Shop at Kilclare Lock before returning back to base. Or, sample some delicious coffee from The Blueway Barista.

Bike rental prices

Location Description Day Hire
Leitrim Village Adult only Electric Bike(over 16)) €40
Adult 21 Gear Hybrid Bike €20
Children’s Bikes under 12 years (20 to 24 inch wheel) €12
Children’s Double Buggy €12
Child seat €5

Double buggies are also available to rent for children between the ages of 1 to 8 years old. They’re the same price as kids bikes and are suitable for up to 2 toddlers or 1 child 4-8 years old.

Child seats are also available for bikes

A full day with Electric Bike Trails starts at 10.00 a.m.
and ends at 6 p.m.

What’s included with the bike rental?
For this trail, the following are included with the bike rental:
1

Helmet

2

Bike Lock

3

Route map

4

Pannier bag

Our delivery & pick up service

We deliver and collect rented equipment to/from your hotel or accommodation or at a place of your choosing within a 10km distance of our base. There is no extra charge for the delivery or pick-up of the bicycles, unless it’s outside the 10km distance.

Get in contact with us if you have any concerns about equipment delivery and collection.

Get in contact with our team today and we’ll be sure to help you out!
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