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Journey along the Barrow Blueway


Killinthomas Woods


Visit the Killinthomas woods located near the Barrow Blueway. A great place to explore and venture out with the family. Keep an eye out, you might see some fairy displays and rope swings on your journey!





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Come through Monasterevin on your scenic adventure, otherwise known as the “Venice of Ireland”. Explore the local surroundings with a trip to the Moore Abbey Woods and why not visit the barrow Blueway Sports Hub for some fun activities.

Put your feet up and take a well deserved rest at the Stay Barrow Blueway, after a day of adventuring now you should relax in this luxury self catering accommodation.




Vicarstown is a small Village nearby the Barrow Blueway line and offers many other walks and trails.
Located adjacent to the track – which is a safe walking/running/cycling route along the banks of the Grand Canal – the play area consists of a tunnel, various balance beams and a slide.






Come to Athy to visit the Shackleton Museum in Athy. Learn about the history of Athy & other exhibits. View the only permanent exhibition to the Antarctic Explorer Ernest Shackleton.

Take a trip down the Barrow Blueway with Athy Boat Tours and see the beautiful whites Castle in the town. Finish off in the Auld Shebeen for some traditional Music, a bite to eat and a cheeky pint!

Why not take a spin to the Blueway Art Studio, where you can get creative with the family and also learn about sustainability. The Blueway Art Studio is a 15 minute drive from Athy.