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Local Activities

Local Activities

Bowling at The Mulvey Centre

Enjoy a night bowling at The Mulvey Centre. This new complex offers bowling, amusement games, sumo wrestling and karting for the kids.

www.mulveystoys.com tel.  071 962 2936                   

Kids Kingdom Indoor Play Centre at The Mulvey Centre

There's hours of fun for all the family at The Mulvey Centre. Let the kids enjoy the freedom of safe fun play in the indoor adventure castle at Kids Kingdom while you sit back and enjoy a hot cuppa and a slice of cake.

www.mulveystoys.com Tel:  (0)71 962 2936                   

Aura Leisure Centre

Just a stroll from The Landmark, Aura Leitrim Leisure provides a wide range of activities for families and individuals.

Their facilities include; 25m Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam Room & Gym

www.auraleisure.ie/leitrimTel: 071 967 1771

Carrick Cinplex

This state of the art 4-screen Multi Award Winning Cineplex brings you all the latest movies and new releases. Tiered seating and a full programme ensures that everyone in the family will enjoy their outing.

www.carrickcineplex.ie   Tel:  071 967 2000

Moon River Cruises

Moon River luxury cruiser offers daily cruises on the River Shannon and Boyle River. It is 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.

www.moonriver.ie  tel. 071 962 1777

Arigna Mining Experience

The Mining Experience Centre was developed to preserve the energy heritage of the Arigna Valley and to ensure that Arigna maintains its link with Energy themes: Past, Present & Future.

This Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990.

www.arignaminingexperience.ie  tel. 071-96 46 466 

The Costello Memorial Chapel

In the late 1800’s, Edward Costello, a town businessman, built as a memorial and burial crypt for his late beloved wife Mary Josephine.  Edward himself was later entombed in the Chapel in one of the largest funerals held in Carrick-on-Shannon for the time.  The Irish “Taj Mahal”, it is the smallest chapel in Ireland, measuring only 16 ft x 12 ft, and reputedly the second smallest in the world. 

St. George’s Heritage & Visitors Centre

St.George's Heritage and Visitor Centre is located in St George's Church and Carrick Workhouse, Carrick On Shannon County Leitrim.

The restored church, houses a well researched and exciting 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.

www.carrickheritage.com  tel.071 962 1757  

The Dock Arts Centre

The Dock Arts Centre is housed in the beautiful 19th Century former Courthouse building overlooking the majestic river Shannon. This wonderful building 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. For the What’s On Guide please see;
www.thedock.ie  tel: 00 353 (0)71 965 0828

The Market Yard

The charming bustling Market Yard is located right in the heart of the town and plays host to the Farmers Market every Thursday.


The Leitrim Design House

The Leitrim Design House is recommended by the Craft Council of Ireland as one of the leading craft and design outlets in the country. This unique centre is housed in The Dock, a beautiful 19th century Courthouse building, located in the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon. Representing over 250 artists working in ceramics, glass, paper, wood, textiles, metal and jewellery, the Leitrim Design House offers its visitors the very best in design, contemporary craft and visual art. It is a must visit for any shopping trip to the North West!                                          www.intoleitrim.comTel: 00 353 (0)71 965 0550

The Famine Workhouse, Attic and Graveyard

Along the historical stroll through Carrick-on-Shannon, you will visit the Famine Workhouse and Attic Memorial. The Workhouse opened in 1842 to accommodate 800 people, it was soon over run by the destitute who, with little food, soon became the victims of The Great Famine. Just a short stroll from the Workhouse is The Great Famine Commemoration Graveyard which was opened in 1849 when the local graveyard could no longer cope with the large number of deaths.

www.carrickheritage.com  tel.071 962 1757 

Boardwalks & Marinas

Directly across from The Landmark you will find Linear Park; a beautiful riverside park area with cycle paths and paths to wonder 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.

Lough Key Forest and Activity Park 

Comprising some 350 hectares of mixed woodland, a lake and a number of islands, Lough Key constitutes one of the most extensive and picturesque forest parks in Ireland. Included in the park's amenities are nature walks, a bog garden, observation tower, ice house, wishing chair and underground tunnels.

www.loughkey.ie  tel. 071 967 3122

Lough Key Boats 

Experience the history and tranquillity that Lough Key has to offer by spending an hour relaxing, meeting new people and simply just enjoying the lake and sights with Lough Key Boat Tours. We offer boat tours and boats for hire. We are Lough Key locals who can share interesting and quirky stories about Lough Key as well as taking you on a professionally guided tour of the greatest Lakes in Ireland.

www.loughkeyboats.com  Tel. 086 084 6849

Moorlands Equestrian Centre

Moorlands Equestrian Centre is a family run riding school based on the shores of Lough Allen, in the heart of Co. Leitrim. Established in 1993 by the Mc Manus family, Moorlands offers a wide  range of activities for all ages and abilities. Its scenic, off-road setting, between Sliabh an Iarainn and the Arigna mountains, provides a perfect base for lessons, treks, cross-country ride-outs, hunting and pony camps. Open all year round.

www.moorlands.ie  tel. 07196 41500

Tullyboy Farm

Tullyboy Farm is a family run real working visitor farm in a beautiful setting around a Georgian farmhouse and buildings with mature trees and lake views on the Roscommon and Leitrim border between Boyle and Carrick on Shannon.

The attraction offers fun, educational and cultural activities for families, and all types of groups in a safe environment.   There is a whole range of activities available, from miniature tractor barrel rides, straw dives for goodies, playground, lots of animals to get up close to and hand feed and cuddle, tractor trailer rides (if sufficient numbers permit), pony rides by lead rein (when available). Most of these are included in the day visit at no extra cost so it represents great value for money.

www.tullyboyfarm.com  tel. 071 966 8031

Boda Borg
The innovative, Weather Independent Boda Borg is a Swedish concept unique to Ireland and is challenging for both adults and children.

Once you enter the two-storey Boda Borg only teamwork, ingenuity, trial and error and skills you probably didn't know you have will allow you to progress through its 47 rooms! It contains fun-filled activities, imaginative puzzles and enjoyable tasks but no instructions
Every adventure starts in your own mind... new paths are explored... together... with curiosity, laughter and excitement.

www.loughkey.ie  tel. 071 967 3122

Climb it, Swing it, ZIPIT – Forest Adventures

Zipit Forest Adventures offers up to 4 hours of tree-top, fun-filled, adventure challenge in a healthy, outdoor setting for adults and children from age 7.  

Climb poles and climbing walls, swing into cargo nets, balance on a rope bridge, hurtle down a zipwire, even ride a BMX across a treetop bridge!

 From beginners to adrenaline junkies, we show you how to make your day a fun experience - push yourself that little bit further with guidance and encouragement from our instructors, knowing that you are secure in your harness.

www.zipit.ie  tel. 07196 6289

Rivermania – Kayaking, Kayak Surfing, Canadian Canoes, Raft Building

River Manias directors started in the outdoor recreation  industry in 2008 and saw the need for a outdoor recreation center in Carrick on Shannon.

Since then we have under gone extensive training as kayak & canoe coaches and river guides in order to bring you a safe & enjoyable way to experience some of the lakes and rivers in Leitrim and surrounding areas.

River Mania is now delighted to be able to offer this NEW & FUN experience to all groups, big or small.

Come along for a funtastic taster session we know you will enjoy.

www.rivermania.ie   tel. Charlie 0863088900 or David 0894908786

You can also contact the Tourist Information Centre, in Carrick-on-Shannon for more information.

Leitrim Tourist Information Office 
The Old Barrel Store, 

Tel: 00353 71 9620170