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Strolling from The Hotel

Enjoy a Historial Stroll Through Carrick-on-Shannon
walking-tour-of_-carrick-on-shannon-co_leitrim-landmark-hotel-accommodation.jpg (walking-tour-of_-car)Signposted walking tours and this informative historical guide will assist you as you explore the historical treasures of Carrick-on-Shannon. You will discover the many  interesting historical buildings in particular; the Workhouse and Famine Graveyard, Hartley Manor (a restored Georgian period home of the St. George Family), St George's Church of Ireland and Visitor Centre and the Costello Chapel which is believed to be the smallest chapel in Europe and second smallest in the world. In 2013 Carrick-on-Shannon will celebrate 400 as a town, the following link will take you through the history of this riverside town and guide you as your take a stroll through its streets. Walking Tour and Historical Guide of Carrick


Market Yard
the_market_yard_centre.jpg (the_market_yard_cent)This charming bustling yard is located right in the heart of the town and plays host to the Farmers Market every Thursday.
http://www.themarketyardcentre.com

 
 



The Dock Theatre
The Dock is housed in the beautiful 19th Century former Courthouse building, the_dock_theatre___arts_carrick-on-shannon-hisorical.jpg (the_dock_theatre___a)overlooking the majestic river Shannon, which has been wonderfully restored into Leitrim’s first integrated centre for the arts. The Dock houses a 100+ seat performance space, three art galleries, artists studios, an arts education room and it is home to The Leitrim Design House.
http://www.thedock.ie Tel: 00 353 (0)71 965 0828
 
 
 
St.George's Heritage & Visitor Centre
St.George's Heritage & Visitor Centre was officially launched early 2008, which includes audio/visual functions in the centre adjacent to the church. The restored church, houses a well researched and exciting st_george_s-heritage-and-visitor_s-centre-carrick-on-shannon-co_leitrim-110.jpg (st_george_s-heritage)historical display of artefacts and interpretive material depicting the twin traditions of Leitrim from ancient Gaelic roots through Plantation times up to Leitrim's contribution and Sacrifice in the Great War. This is seen in the context of Carrick on Shannon development as a town; and the minimal but historically accurate restoration of the Workhouse Attic, in which it is reported that 1896 poor souls deaths were recorded. The workhouse is adjacent to the Fairline Graveyard of Remembrance. Opening Hours: Wed - Fri 12pm - 4pm, Sat 11am - 5pm. Tel: 00 353 (0)71 962 1757

 

The Costello Memorial Chapelcarrick-on-shannon-costello_s-chapel-things-to-do_1_.jpg (carrick-on-shannon-c)
The Costello Memorial Chapel is the smallest chapel in Europe and the 2nd smallest chapel in the world.
It was built in the 19th century by Edward Costello, a rich merchant, as a memorial and burial vault for his wife, Josephine who died two years previously. It is sixteen feet long, 12 feet wide and 30 feet high. Each side of the aisle holds a coffin lined with lead and covered with slabs of thick reinforced glass. The remains of Josephine (1889) and of Edwards who died in 1891are both interred in this beautiful memorial

 

Moon River
Moon River luxury cruiser offers daily cruises on the River Shannon and Boyle River. It is moonriver-carrick-on-shannon-the-landmark-hotel-things-to-do.jpg (moonriver-carrick-on)the perfect way to capture the wonders and beauty of the waterways and surrounding area while hearing all about the flora and fauna and local history.
http://www.moonriver.ie Tel: 00 353 (0)71 962 1777
 
 
 



Boardwalk and Marinascarrick-on-shannon-sightseeing-landmark-hotel-accommodation-co_leitrim-boardwalk-river-shannon.jpg (carrick-on-shannon-s)
Directly across from The Landmark you will find Linear Park; a beautiful riverside park area with cycle paths and paths to stroll along. There is a Boardwalk  that extends out over the River Shannon with wind chimes that provide a mystical musical backdrop. You'll find families of swans, the new Marina, beautiful flora and ample seating where you can relax and enjoy your surroundings. And for a very special treat, order your sandwich and coffee to go from Aroma's Café and enjoy a riverside picnic.