Carrick-on-Shannon is small in size (with a population of 3,980 people) but large on welcoming new visitors. From boutique hotels with a riverside view to family-friendly bed and breakfasts offering easy access to the town’s variety of shops, there is something for all holidaymakers visiting.
You’ll find that the bulk of hotels found in this town are situated within walking distance of the town centre, so taking a bus or taxi simply to visit the shops or dine out for the night won’t be necessary.
If you’re in Carrick-on-Shannon for a flying visit, you may be interested in booking a tour. Many hotels in the area offer unique tours of the town and information on local activities to experience.
The Perfect Place to Stay in Carrick-on-Shannon for Shopping
If having easy access to the shops is high on your list of ‘must-haves’ then you should look into booking one of the many hotels dotted around the Rosebank and Shannonside Retail Parks. Hotels in this area can act as a great base for discovering all that the town has to offer, as they are also just a stone’s throw from the river’s edge.
A Room with a View in Carrick-on-Shannon
As the name suggests, the town of Carrick-on-Shannon is placed along the banks of the River Shannon. To make the most of river views look for accommodation along the N4.
Activities to Experience in Carrick-on-Shannon
Best known as being a centre for boating and pleasure cruising, Carrick-on-Shannon offers you hotels, apartments and bed and breakfasts that are just seconds away from all the action.
Looking for an adventure? Carrick-on-Shannon has an activity to suit every level of pleasure-seeker. Whether you’re up for a leisurely bike ride in the country or ready to push your body to the limits testing out fun water based sports, this town has just the right accommodation for you to return home to after a long day of activities.
Museums and Culture in Carrick-on-Shannon
If you’re thinking about booking your hotel to coincide with one of the art exhibitions or theatre performances that The Dock and other museums in Carrick-on-Shannon offer then it is best to do so at your earliest convenience to ensure suitable accommodation is available for these dates. The Dock House, in particular, is a fabulous centre for art-lovers and students to come together and has recently been restored to contain three art galleries, several art studios, a café bar and an education room.
Where Will You Stay in Carrick-on-Shannon?
As the county town of County Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon offers accommodation that is within walking distance of the riverside, retail parks and individual shopping stores. It is also just a short car ride away from other great locations such as Lough Key Forest Park and Kilronan Castle, both of which make excellent family days out.
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