Fun, Family Outdoor Activities
River front Amenity Park: This park is situated on the Carrick on Shannon By-Pass road opposite the Landmark Hotel. It is beautifully landscaped with native trees, shrubs and ornamental grasses. A lovely spot for bird watching or an after dinner stroll or just sit and watch the sun go down.
Moon River Cruiser: Offering scenic boat tour of the River Shannon. The Moon River pleasure cruiser is equipped with a luxury bar service and dedicated crew and is the ideal venue for Shannon River sight-seeing and entertainment. There are regularly scheduled scenic tours and party nights or the cruiser may be hired for private events such as hens/stags, corporate events, small weddings and post weddings.
Fishing: DIY or avail of the services of angling Services Ireland, the premier Guide service in thr North-West of Ireland. The owner and professional guide Bodo Funke is a trainer, qualified and Failte Ireland approved angling guide. He and his team will do their best to guide you to the best possible fishing experience. They offer: Guided Fishing Trips, Angling tuition, Angling package holidays, Boat hire.
Carrick Boat and Bike Hire: a business offering both visitors and locals an oppertunity to enjoy fun activities on the River Shannon and leisurley cycles in the beautiful countyside surrounding our riverside town. They offer a range of adult and child bikes at very competitive day and weekend rates also rowing boats whcih are perfect for exploring the Shannon or doing some fishing. The also offer water based sports including; Stand up Paddleboards, and Chinese Boating.
Electric Bike Trails: This bike hire business offers mapped trails and guided tours. You are invited to take time to experience the unique culture, hospitality and beautiful countryside of County Leitrim and North Roscommon, as you follow your selecte trails. Explore the many tourist attractions, historical sites and hidden gemsusing our enviromentally friendly electric bikes. For more information see the website: www.electricbiketrails.com
Marina Outdoor Adventure: They provide group kayaking sessions, bannana boat sessions, classes for all ages and taster sessions for those who would like to try it out. They also provide guided tours of the Blue Way. For more information see their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RiverManiaAdventure
Tennis Club: Offering two outdoor floodlit polymeric courts the Tennis Club is found overlooking the river Shannon close to the town centre and surrounding idyllic amenity area. Club nights: Tuesday night 7-9pm is club night. Coaching is all year round.
Town Park: Adjacent to the Shannon with seating for a few quiet moments away from the hustl and bustle of Carrick on Shannon town centre. This beautiful park with manicured lawns also boasts of a bowls green.
Lough Key Forest & Activity Park
For centuries Lough Key has been drawning people to its spectacular views, abundant wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands. The Park now offers extensive attractions including Tree Canopy Walk, 19th Century Servant Tunnels, Moylurg Tower, Boda Borg - Lakeside Cafe, Gift Shop, Adventure Play Kingdom, Forest & Parkland Trails, Bog Gardens, Lakeside Walks and 19th Century Bridges.