The centre interprets an Iron Age bog road that was built in the year 148 B.C. across the boglands of Longford, close to the River Shannon.
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Rathcline Castle is a traditional tower house which was later refurbished by George lane, the first viscount Lanesborough. There are surviving plans of a canal from the castle to the lake, but this was never built. The castle was damaged by Cromwells forces, and the repaired castle was later gutted by fire.
Cloontuskert Abbey may be seen in this area. This abbey was founded by Saints Brendan and Faithleach about AD520.
The hot water stretch at Lanesborough is famous throughout Ireland for an abundance of tench, hybrids, bream and roach. This is one of the most popular fishing venues on the river Shannon, and is almost always busy.
Kilnacarrow is a short stretch of the Shannon that fishes well for roach, hybrids and bream in warm weather.