Holiday Homes in the Midlands & Waterways


Holiday Homes in the Midlands and next to Ireland’s Waterways

Ireland’s midlands and waterways cover a large part of the country comprised of the complex Shannon River and River Erne systems moving their way through the bog and wetlands of Ireland. This area encompasses counties Cavan, Leitrim, Longford, Roscommon, Offaly, Laois, and Westmeath. The midlands and waterways of Ireland offer holidaymakers a rich green landscapes, scenic bogs, stately homes, archaeological treasures, and little riverside towns where you will be sure of a warm local welcome. 

The scenery in the midlands and along Ireland’s waterways is stunning. One of the best ways to see the countryside is from the water. There is no shortage of places from which to hire a boat or take an eco-river tour along the peaceful waterways Ireland. A little removed from many of the busier tourist hotspots, this part of Ireland is ideal for those who want a slower paced self-catering holiday. You and your guests will enjoy peace and quiet in largely underdeveloped and unsoiled countryside. 

Lovely Leitrim is defined by water, which influences both the county’s character and the activities that take place in this part of Ireland. The Shannon Erne Waterway, Europe’s longest inland navigable waterway, stretches through the county. Leitrim is also home to Ireland’s shortest shoreline, which is only 4km long. On your next self-catering holiday in Ireland linger at the waterside pubs & restaurants. In Carrick on Shannon visit the Costello Chapel or go north was discover Glencar Waterfall which inspired the poet W. B. Yeats. 

Cavan is known as ‘The Lake County’ and the tributaries and lakes of the River Erne are extremely scenic, especially when explored by boat. The Shannon River and River Erne offer excellent course fishing and game angling. The midlands and waterways of Ireland are sure to offer a memorable and peaceful holiday experience, a great base for a relaxing self-catering holiday in Ireland. 

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