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Longwood - Killucan

  • 15km
  • W - 3hrs / C - 45mins
  • Easy
Details

Format:

Linear

Trail Quality:

Category:

Walking & Cycling Trails

Type:

Greenway

Length:

15km

Estimated Time:

W - 3hrs / C - 45mins

Start point:

Longwood

End point:

Killucan

Dogs Allowed:

Yes

Surfaces:

Gravel Path & Quiet Roads

Attractions:

Kilbeggan Distillery, Mullingar Arts Centre, Belvedere House, Mullingar Pewter, Chimera Gallery.

Accommodation:

Visit the tourism website (link below) to see options close to this trail.

Facilities:

Longwood: Shops, pubs and eateries.
Killucan: Shop, pubs and eateries.

Public Transport:

Longwood and Killucan are serviced by bus only.  See www.transportforireland.ie for routes and timetables.

Map guide available:

Click on map tab above.

Overview


  • The Estimated Time to complete this trail is based on an average Walking speed of 5km/hr and Cycling speed of 20km/hr.
  • Trailheads are where you will find most visitor services, accommodation, food, parking and hire. We recommend you start your journey at a Trailhead.
  • All trails can be completed in either direction.
  • The Royal Canal Greenway is generally level and surfaced. Gradients are kept to a minimum and you'll find plenty of places to rest along the way.
  • Remember to Leave no Trace. Littering spoils the Greenway experience for everyone.
  • This is a shared use trail so please be considerate of other users.
  • Cycle at a safe speed. Cyclists, please give way to walkers, slow down and ring your bell when approaching.
  • Dogs need to be kept on a short lead at all times - please clean up after them.
  • Be Safe and be Seen! Wear appropriate clothing for your activity and the weather.
  • The trail is mostly off-road. However at some locations, the Greenway crosses a main road. Please use crossing points provided and please cross with care.
  • Emergencies - In the likely event of an emergency dial 999 or 112 to contact Emergency Services.

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