The Royal Canal Way is a 90 mile long publicly owned right of way which crosses through counties Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Westmeath before entering County Longford. It is a unique walkway that allows the visitor to meander at their own pace through some of Irelands most beautiful landscape.
This off-road trackway is an excellent way to enjoy some of Longford’s unspoilt landscape.
The walker/cyclist can start in either Longford or Killashee. Parking is available at both points. It is an out and back route – so walkers/cyclists can turn back at any stage.
The trail crosses the N4 at two points relatively close to Longford.This is a busy road. Care should be taken.
|Distance||9.5 km one way|
|Type||Out and back|
|Parking||Parking in Longford and at Killashee|
|Facilities (shops etc)||Full facilities in Longford.
Shop & bar in Killashee.
|Other Comments||Route crosses main road on a number of occasions near Longford|
The fast motion video distills the whole route into a few minutes. This may be useful in giving an indication of the route type, terrain, roads etc.