Outdoor enthusiasts will love the cruising and fishing along the River Shannon for which Roscommon is famous. Visit www.shannon-river.com to organise a leisurely cruise on the River Shannon.
If a spot of fishing takes your fancy, Lanesborough is located on the main River Shannon at the northern end of Lough Ree which is a short 20 minute drive from Roscommon town. This is an ideal base for the Pike angler where Pike up to 20lbs are known to be caught. Lanesborough offers excellent facilities for the Coarse Angler. For more information on fishing in Co. Roscommon visit Fishing In Ireland.
A 20 minute drive North West of the county brings you to Boyle were Pike, Game and Coarse angling waters are abundant in this relatively unspoilt and beautiful region. Some of the waters to fish on include: Lough Key, Lough Gara, Lough Arrow and the River Shannon. Enjoy a guided fishing experience through our friends at Angling Services Ireland who offer expert guides and boat hire to help you make the most of your angling trip.
Just a short 8km drive from Roscommon town is the village of Athleague where the River Suck, famous for its trout runs through. And a further 3km is the picturesque village of Castlecoote which has a trout sanctuary. Castlecoote Stores sells fish bait and other fishing supplies.
Why not start planning your angling holiday now and avail of our special 3 night angling package