The enchanting Royal Canal Greenway is 130km of level towpath, ideal for cyclists of all ages and stages. Starting in cosmopolitan Cloondara in County Longford, it follows the 200 year old canal through friendly towns and villages with cafés, picnic spots and attractions along the way. Rustic and industrial landscapes combine, with rolling fields, working locks and historic landmarks. Cycle between any of the main towns and return by train to where you started. Follow where once horse-drawn barges journeyed and keep an eye out for hidden wildlife wonders along the way.

Royal Canal Greenway, Longford

This Map of the Royal Canal Greenway shows different services along the way.

Longford County heritage, walking and cycling trails

Cycling routes in Longford has offer a rich,  but often hidden ancient history. Exploring the county by bike.

National Famine Trail Longford

The National Famine Way™ is a 165km way marked walking and cycling trail on the Royal Canal.