Irelands Cycling Greenways

There are a number of traffic-free Cycle trails across the  country called Greenways. These traffic free routes are ideal for families and  young  cyclists. Mostly consisting of fine gravel or tarmac. A number of them run parallel with the canals or old rail trails so tend to be very flat. The  following are a list of the longer Greenways.

Royal Canal - The Royal Canal is a 144km  trail running from Dublin City to Clondra in Co Longford. This 200 year old route takes in some of Irelands hidden gems and is a true snap from the past. Please check one of our tours that take in part of the canal in county Longford. - Midlands Historical Bicycle Trail

The Great Western Greenway - This 45km route follows part of the famous wide Atlantic way route between Westport and Achill Island on an old rail trail. Opened in 2011, this trail explores some of Irelands most breathtaking scenery with lovely stops at Newport and Mulranny. Please Contact us for tour guides and bike hire

The Old Rail Trail -  The trail is a typical route through the heart of the Irish Midlands with rich fertile farmland, away from the hustle of towns.Frm Mullingar you have the option of riding the round trip of 23km to Castletown, 55km to Moate or the full round trip to Athlone 80km. Please check our family tour - Midlands Family cycle tour

The Great Southern Greenway - The Great Southern Greenway Limerick is a 39km walking and cycling off-road route running along the old railway line connecting the towns of Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale.   Please Contact us for tour guides and bike hire

The Waterford Greenway - A spectacular 46-kilometre off-road cycling trail along an old railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

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