Visit magical Ireland by boat! From the northern tip of Lough Erne to the Southern end of the River Shannon, there are 300 miles of inter-connecting rivers and lakes ready to explore,taking you through the unspoilt Irish countryside. The area is ideal for anglers, and there are plenty of heritage sites, such as Clonmacnoise, for history lovers. And for a relaxing evening after a day’s cruising and visiting – visit one of the many pubs along the way and try a pint of Guinness!

Departure bases: Bellanaleck, Carrick-on-Shannon, Banagher

Suggestions for cruises from Bellanaleck

Bellanaleck – Belleek – Kesh – Enniskillen – Bellanaleck : 15 hours, 0 lock

One week
Bellanaleck – Belleek – Enniskillen- Belturbet- Bellanaleck : 26 hours, 10 locks

One week one way
Bellanaleck – Carrick-on-Shannon : 14 hours, 16 locks

Suggestions for cruises from Carick-on-shanon

Carrick-on-Shannon – Boyle – Carrick-on-Shannon – Rosskey – Carrick-on-Shannon : 15 hours, 4 locks

One week
Carrick-on-Shannon – Rooskey – Lanesborough – Athlone – Carrick-on-Shannon : 23 hours, 6 locks

One week one way
Carrick-on-Shannon – Banagher : 16 hours, 5 locks

Suggestions for cruises from Banagher

One week
Banagher – Killaloe – Banagher – Clonmacnois – Banagher : 23 hours, 2 locks

One week one way
Banagher – Bellanaleck : 30 hours, 20 locks

Map of Ireland

Tourist attractions

• The island town of Enniskillen with heritage sites, great shopping centres and leisure facilities
• Devenish Island, a monastic site of the 6th century
• The islands of Upper Lough Erne
• Lough Key Forest Park
• Lough Allen and the town of Drumshanbo
• The town of Athlone
• Clonmacnois, one of the great monastic sites of early Europe
• A number of excellent golf courses around Lough Derg and Lough Ree