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Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
yours to uncover

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and its rural communities are as far from fast-paced living as you can get, yet right on your doorstep, often an hour’s drive, or less, away. With its rich mix of beautiful landscapes, rugged hills, soft bogs, peaceful lakes and vibrant townscapes, welcome to one of the most surprising and unspoilt parts of Ireland.

Explore the lush green heartlands of Ireland’s natural rural beauty

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands is close to all the main cities of Ireland; yet feels far away from it all. Dip your toe into not only the lakes of this region but also the culture immense historical significance and, most importantly, the spectacular nature on offer.

Around Carrick-on-Shannon

Following your visit to us here at Arigna Mining Experience, there is so much more for you to explore.

  • Intriguing castles, lakeside trails and endless blueways – the delights around Lough Allen are yours to uncover.
  • Cruising and Carrick-on-Shannon are synonymous  allowing you to experience panoramic views of the local countryside that simply cannot be accessed through any other form of transport.
  • Just ninety minutes or under from Dublin lies Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, a region packed with beautiful places, but so undiscovered it’s easy to see why it’s considered a ‘hidden treasure’.
  • If you are looking for a short getaway out in nature but close to home, the waterways of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands are a haven of tranquillity – brimming with wildlife and diverse scenery. The forests, open moorland and impressive castles offer a wide choice of outdoor adventures. uncover the rich history of this beautiful landscape.,

Looking to stay longer?

With so much to see and do in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands why not extend your trip, and stay in one of the many hotels, guesthouses, or B&Bs in the area.


Discover more of what Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands has to offer