The Miners Way
& Historical Trail
The main type of accomodation along the way is Bed & Breakfast with optional evening meal and packed lunch and the location of such accomadation is marked on the maps. Accomodation inspected and approved by Bord Failte is likely to be of a consistently high standard. The standard of unapproved accomodation may vary.
Backpacking (camping) is feasible but permission and water will need to be obtained from local farmhouses. Some guesthouses allow camping on their land. Camping is prohibited in the state forest plantations.
The following phone numbers of tourist offices will be of use for general tourist enquiries and for booking Bord Failte registered accomodation:
Boyle Tourist Office (+ 35378) 62145 and Carrick-on-Shannon Tourist Office (+ 35378) 20170.
It should also be noted that these tourist offices open on a seasonal basis.
Accomodation may also be booked by contacting any of the following agencies:
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Arrow Community Enterprises Ltd., Castlebaldwin. (+ 35371) 65765 and Arigna Catchment Area Community Company Ltd., (+ 35378) 46186.