Royal Canal Greenway Walking Trail

This route can be joined at any location along its length

County Kildare
Grade Easy
Length 130 km
Time 6 days
Format Linear
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Green sign with white arrows
Start Point
Maynooth Railway Station
Finish Point
Clondra Harbour
Nearest Town to Start Maynooth/Clondra
Grid Ref. N 938 373 / N 062 757
Lat. and Long. 53.378136, -6.590703 / 53.731201, -7.905641

Starting in Maynooth, the enchanting Royal Canal Greenway is ideal for walkers of all ages and stages, bringing them on level towpath along the 200 year old canal through Enfield and Mullingar to Clondra in Co Longford, with cafes, picnic spots and attractions along the way. Rustic and industrial landscapes combine with rolling fields, pretty waterside villages, working locks and historic landmarks. It is possible to walk between some of the towns and return by train to where you started.  

Trail Management

Waterways Ireland Northern Regional Office
Tel: 071 9650562


In Maynooth: All services
In Enfield: Car parking, shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes, takeaways
In Mullingar: All services
In Longford: All services
In Clondra: Pub, restaurant, guesthouse

Map Guides

Map Guides

Royal Canal Greenway Guide

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series 40, 41. 48 (ca 1.3 km on canal bank), 49 and 50
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Trail to main towns
Dublin Bus to Maynooth
Bus Eireann to Maynooth, Enfield, Mullingar, Longford

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