This sign-posted town trail covers 31 sites along the main streets of Carrick on Shannon. The focus of the trail is to peer through the lens of history, taking in distinctive landmarks and historic events all placed within the context of the people who lived there.
Carrick on Shannon is full of architectural delights and surprises. Walk around the town and you will come across old stone buildings that have been imaginatively restores; a neglected church renovated, an elegant parish hall modernised, an intriguing piece of historic street furniture repaired or other fascinating remnants of the past.
LENGTH OF WALK: 4.5km
TIME: Approx 2 hours
WAYMARKING: Green Historic Trails circular signs
DOGS ALLOWED: Yes – on a lead
FACILITIES NEARBY: Cafes, shops, pubs, restaurants and accommodation
TRAILHEAD/STARTING POINT: Tourist Office, The Old Barrel Store, Carrick on Shannon
DIRECTIONS TO THE STARTING POINT: The Tourist Office is located in the end of the large car park on the Quayside in Carrick on Shannon