You can start from the beautiful Carrick on Shannon and explore the stunning region full of lakes, islands and winding countryside. This is one of the most popular areas of the Shannon to visit so take a look at our offers and use our website to plan your perfect river Shannon break
Discover the Mid-Shannon
Banagher is the most popular starting point on the Mid Shannon and fro here you have the freedom to travel north to the upper Shannon or South to Lough Derg. The mid Shannon is full of interesting places to visit including the wonderful Clonmacnoise and the towns of Athlone and Shannonbridge. Lough Ree (Lake of the Kings) is also a stunning place to explore surrounded by friendly villages and studded historic islands.
Discover Lough Derg
Lough Derg sits in the middle of some of the most dramatic scenery in Ireland. You can set out from Banagher or Portumna and explore this fantastic area. There are nine lovely villages to visit from Terryglass to the popular medieval town of Killaloe. The Lough Derg trail makes for a fantastic weekend break
Discover the Shannon Erne Waterway
The Shannon Erne Waterway can be experience by cruiser or Barge and with 16 locks it is really one for the boating enthusiast. You can start out from the lovely town of Ballinamore through the famous Cavan lakes and into the Erne or south to the friendly Leitrim Village. It is a slow and steady pace through out with plenty of beautiful scenery to enjoy
Discover Lough Erne
Lough Erne in County Fermanagh is Northern Ireland's most popular waterway to explore. Steeped in history this majestic region has some wonderful villages and attractions to visit from Belleek in the north to Belturbet in the south. There are multiple starting points for cruisers and the Erne is a spectacular place to visit.
Gina July 2017
The first time on the Shannon for us. It was brilliant, we had a great time.