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We found ourselves with time on our hands in Leixlip waiting to check in to the wonderful Becketts Hotel. To put in time we went for a walk along the Rye River, quite a spectacular developed walkway. When we got back to the village we...More
This is the nicest walk ever along the canal you have few historical bits along the way and great for walking the dog too on a hot day bring a drink and depending on which way you go one leads to the cemetery which is...More
We stay at the Courtyard hotel when in Leixlip as it is near the junction of the Liffey and Rye rivers. Nothing more relaxing than walking beside this bubbling stream with scenery that is so relaxing. There is a heritage walk as you cross Main...More
Very short and picturesque walk from Confey Church to Ralph Square in Leixlip. Surrounded by nature and the odd heron. Wouldn't walk it at night as there is no lighting and could have some youths hanging around. Nice and safe during the day.
Great little café to go for homemade sambos, desserts and great coffee. Enjoyed a lovely latte with their homemade apple pie with my daughter on her study break. Nice open area to sit outside. Staff very nice. Will be back
This is one of Ireland's greatest pieces of engineering. An aquaduct 100'-0" (30.5m.) high above the Rye River.
It was built by navvies with shovels and wheelbarrows. Work was commenced in 1791, but the following winter part was washed away. It took until 1796 to...More