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River Shannon Trail

Shannon is Ireland’s largest river; follow the trail from its source in Leitrim all the way to the Shannon Estuary where you will uncover great touring possibilities along its plains. Take a cruise to an ancient monastic settlement, feast at a castle banquet, raise a glass in Ireland’s, and possibly the worlds, oldest pub or sip Irish coffee in the very place where it was created. Read firsthand the heart-wrenching letters of famine evictees sent during darker times uncovered in recent times at Stokestown Park House, so much lies waiting to be discovered throughout the Irish midland counties.

Package Includes:

• 6 nights accommodation: 2nts Half Board Landmark Hotel 2nts Half Board Athlone Springs Hotel, 2nts Clayton Hotel, Limerick: (1night B&B & 1 night Half Board)
• Return ferry crossing from the UK
• 1 hour cruise on the northern part of River Shannon from Carrick-on-Shannon with tea scone refreshments, commentary & live music
• Guided tour of Stokestown Park House, The Irish National Famine Museum
• Visit to Ireland’s oldest pub - Sean Bar in Athlone with tour and complimentary Irish coffee
• Guided tour of the 13th Century Athlone Castle & Visitor Centre, combined with visit to the visual arts Luan Gallery (across the bridge)
• 2 hour mid River Shannon Cruise from Athlone Castle to Clonmacnoise Monastery
• Entry to Clonmacnoise Monastery
• Entry to King John’s Castle, Limerick
• Evening entertainment at Bunratty Castle
• Entry to the Flying Boat Museum (guided) with Irish Coffee demonstration in the place where it was created

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