Cycling on The Shannon Estuary Way

Explore the Shannon Estuary Way the slow but more immersive and enjoyable way - cycling!

Get on your bike and experience the untouched and unspoiled landscapes on the Shannon Estuary. Make a stop at each of the bike-friendly towns and meet the local people and the many stories they can share. Take your time as you journey your way around this 207km looped route and enjoy the quiet, safe country roads with very little traffic.

Take in the few hills as you make your way up and down to the piers of the estuary. Let the endorphins come alive as you take in the beautiful views of this mighty estuary, listen to the bird song and gentle lapping estuary waters and enjoy the gentle gradients as you cycle along the Shannon Estuary Way.

Cycling Route Map for the Shannon Estuary Way

Labasheeda - 4 Cycling Routes

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of this wonderful rural location – Labasheeda.

Kilkerrin Battery Fort, near Labasheeda, Shannon Estuary
Silky Saddles Labasheeda Shannon Estuary Way Bike Hire
Kilkerrin Battery Fort, near Labasheeda, Shannon Estuary

Kilrush - 3 Cycling Routes

Kilrush is blessed with several family-friendly cycle routes for all ages, capabilities and fitness levels.

Family friendly cycling routes ilrush Shannon Estuary Way
Cappagh Pier Shannon Estuary Way
Cappagh Kilrush

The Eurovelo Route

EuroVelo is the European Cycle Route Network – a network of 17 long distance cycle routes that cross and connect the whole continent. The EuroVelo 1 Atlantic Coast Cycling Route travels from Norway to Portugal via Ireland where it explores the wild and rugged Irish coastline.


Starting in the village of Bridge End in Donegal County, the route winds along quiet rural roads and cycle routes, all the way to Rosslare in the south east of the country. You will experience popular greenway routes along the way including the Great Western Greenway, the Great Southern Greenway and the Waterford Greenway. More greenway sections will be added soon. Cyclists can connect with ferries to Wales and Scotland to cross the Irish Sea and continue on the Atlantic Coast Route through the United Kingdom.


The route through County Clare is 320 km.

Bike Hire Businesses on the Shannon Estuary Way

Looking to hire a bike for you cycling adventure along the Shannon Estuary Way? Here are a few businesses you can look out for.

Adare Bike Hire Shannon Estuary Way

Adare Bike Hire

Bicycle, e-Bike, Tandem and Tricycle Hire for the whole family with transport options to the Limerick Greenway and beyond.

Address Killarney Road, Adare, Co. Limerick V94 WY00

Silky Saddles Bike Hire Labasheeda Shannon Estuary Way

Silky Saddles, Labasheeda

Silky Saddle Bike Hire is all about taking your time and enjoying what our local area has to offer.

Address Silky Saddles Bike Hire, Cullenagh, Labasheeda, Co. Clare, V15 BE22

Cycling on the Shannon Estuary Way
Shannon Estuary
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