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Heaven on Earth in Leixlip

We found ourselves with time on our hands in Leixlip waiting to check in to the wonderful Becketts... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Gearoid O O
Athlone, Ireland
Peaceful walk

This is the nicest walk ever along the canal you have few historical bits along the way and great... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Jul 4, 2018
“Heaven on Earth in Leixlip”
Jan 17, 2018
“Peaceful walk”
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gearoid O O
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 871maryr
Reviewed October 17, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank beheaded c
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Beautifully restored walk along the Rye/Liffey confluence. Lots of history in this area from St.Mary's Church to Leixlip Castle and the old famine church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank flygirl8288
Reviewed January 3, 2017

A fantastic amenity for anyone staying in Leixlip, some nice walkways along the river,Sit at the bank of the river and enjoy the peace and serenity of the gentle flowing water on a sunny day

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank patsy62
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Staying at the Courtyard we walked off the breakfast by following the river, the pathway has been restored and signposted as well as tarmac'ed for ease of access.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jelmpsych
Reviewed March 31, 2016

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.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank 614noreenh
Reviewed June 17, 2015

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

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Barbara0504
Reviewed October 16, 2014

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

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a hidden gem. Great food at the right prices. Its a simple layout and no real frills but damn good food and service. Lovely

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank DazzaMazzaSwazza
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