The second section of the Royal Canal Way begins at Cope Bridge Leixlip Confey Station and ends at Maynooth Harbour. This section is located in County Kildare in the Leinster province. This is an easy walking trail with not a lot of climbing involved. This section stretches to a distance of seven and a half kilometres. Most walkers will be able to finish walking on this route in about two and a half hours. This track is located on the north side of the canal. The surface terrain of this walking trail consists of track and grassy bank. Carton House is located on this route. This house is known to be the former seat of the Dukes of Leinster. Tourists will be delighted to check out the rich culture and heritage evident in the architecture and artefacts of this house.