Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Carrick-on-Shannon is ready to explore

The area's culture and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Carrick-on-Shannon. This welcoming city is known for its island views, riverfront and forests. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Carrick-on-Shannon

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Carrick-on-Shannon has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Boyle Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Coleman Irish Music Centre (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carrick-on-Shannon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carrick-on-Shannon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lough Allen (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Lough Key Forest Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lough Arrow (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carrick-on-Shannon

Fly into Knock (NOC-Ireland West), the closest airport, located 30.8 mi (49.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Carrick-on-Shannon Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carrick-On-Shannon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings around Carrick-On-Shannon. From 9 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carrick-On-Shannon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carrick-On-Shannon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club: 90 holiday lettings
  • Carrick-on-Shannon Station: 87 holiday lettings
  • Cuilcagh Mountain: 38 holiday lettings
  • Marble Arch Caves: 46 holiday lettings
  • Lough Gill: 135 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carrick-On-Shannon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carrick-On-Shannon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in Carrick-On-Shannon. Our other popular types of Carrick-On-Shannon holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Carrick-On-Shannon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 22 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Carrick-On-Shannon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.