Sallins Canal
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Journey along the Grand Canal

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Hazelhatch

Hazelhatch

Start your journey in Hazelhatch and move down the beautiful Grand Canal towards The Cliff at Lyons, where you can stop off at the Pantry, for a light snack with some fresh sandwiches and seasonal soups.

Visit the Mault to Vault exhibition which showcases the Great explorer Athur Guinness’ story, located at Ardclough village centre. Pop into the welcoming Arth Cafe for a creamy latte and a chat!

There’s plenty of space to enjoy a picnic with the family along the gorgeous landscape of the Greenway.

 

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Sallins

Sallins

 

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Sallins is home to some amazing restaurants and cafes including TwoCooks & Lock 13 Brewpub. These award winning food providers will be the highlight to your journey.

Enjoy a trip down the Grand Canal with the help of  BargeTrip.ie who provide an unforgettable Barge tour experience through Sallins and the surrounding areas. If you alternatively plan to cycle along the grand Canal then you can avail of the Bike hire and repair service that the Bargetrip also provide in Sallins!

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather and stay in the Roisin Dubh Houseboat

Or explore your creative side with the family at Florence and Milly, where you can learn through artistic workshops and have fun with pottery!

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Robertstown

Robertstown

Robertstown Holiday Village is based alongside the Grand Canal, they offer 8 self-catering cottages in Kildare.

Robertsown is also the perfect location to enjoy some fishing. the Grand Canal is renowned for coarse fishing with good supplies of Bream, hybrids, Pike, Rudd, and Tench. You don’t need a licence, but you should abide by the catch-and-return convention and use no more than one rod or pole!

Stop off along the Grand Canal for some coffee or fresh bakes, there is a wonderful little coffee van in the village which is open from Friday to Sunday 😋

 

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Allenwood

Allenwood

 

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Allenwood will lead you through the final stage in Kildare which eventually brings walkers and cyclists to Offaly and Edenderry. The gorgeous landscape along the Grand Canal Greenway meets Allenwood Village