Leitrim is home to the Shannon-Erne Waterway which weaves through the county and gives it a unique atmosphere for a luxury self-catering escape. Boasting fantastic waterside towns, pretty fishing villages, delightful riverside pubs, amazing historical attractions and some of the best angling in Ireland, Leitrim has so much for you to discover.
To witness outstanding natural beauty, take a visit to Glencar Waterfall situated about 11km west of Manorhamilton. This impressive waterfall can be viewed from a beautiful wooded walk and has great picnic facilities provided for an alfresco dining experience. There is also Glenfarne Forest and Lough Rynn Estate where you can appreciate amazing flora and fauna.
Those who enjoy historical attractions will want to visit Parkes Castle, located near Dromahair and dating back to the 17th century, this castle enjoys a stunning setting by the shores of Lough Gill and offers a great day out.
For a fun family day out on your luxury break visit Swan Island Open Farm or Cavan and Leitrim Narrow Gauge Railway. If you’d rather enjoy your beautiful surroundings there are great opportunities for golfing, angling, walking and also some fantastic watersports at Lough Allen. For a delicious evening meal, The Courthouse Restaurant in Kenlough can offer you delightful Italian dishes within a lovely little restaurant environment.
Whether you decide to stay in a 5 star cottage or a pet-friendly luxury cottage, have a fantastic time.