Rose of Innisfree Boat Tour
The Rose of Innisfree Tour boat operates on the picturesque Lough Gill in counties Sligo and Leitrim. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet WB Yeats. All from the comfort of this 72 seat, all weather, magnificent vessel. Commentary on board
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A restored castle of the early seventeenth century, it was once the home of English planter Robert Parke. Tragedy struck in 1677, and the castle then fell into disrepair. Only in the late twentieth century was it restored, using traditional Irish oak and craftsmanship. Family admission €13
O’ Rourke’s Table
O’Rourke’s Table is a mountain located on the outskirts of Dromahair, North Leitrim. Walkers who make the effort to climb up O’Rourke’s Table, helped by several hundred steps cut into the side on the ridge are rewarded by amazing views of Lough Gill, Parkes Castle and Sligo Bay. Directions: From Dromahair on R286, Just Before Parke’s Castle, you take the slip road to your right. Site will be signposted from this point.
Cavan Burren Park
Cavan Burren Park is located in the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark. Essentially it is an area recognised by UNESCO (the United National Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation) as having exceptional geological heritage. You can experience a wonderful interpretative centre and five amazing walking trails around Cavan Burren Park, all highlighting the spectacular prehistoric tombs, fantastic geology and special stories that make this such a unique environment. Cavan Burren Park is free to the public all year round.
Cladagh Glen - Marlbank National Nature Reserve
Marble Arch Nature Reserve (also known as the Cladagh Glen) is a vestige of an ancient ash wood clinging to the steep side of the Cladagh River gorge. It forms part of the wider Marlbank NNR which includes Killykeegan, Crossmurrin, Hanging Rock and Rossa Nature Reserves which are all linked by their landscape and shaped by the weathering of sedimentary Limestone. The site is also part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.
Arigna Mining Experience
The Arigna Mining Experience is a unique community inspired initiative which records 400 years of mining history in the area. Take a tour underground, where an ex-miner acts as tour guide and takes the visitor into the mine. The tour underground is literally a journey through a way of life, which has been so authentically reborn through this amazing project that one cannot but leave without feeling they have had a totally unique experience.
Blueway trails link towns and villages across Ireland's waterways. Close by we have both the Shannon Erne and the Shannon Blueways. The Shannon Blueway offers a myriad of paddling journeys to experience, set in idyllic locations, with everything from secluded canal sections to vast open lakes. For more information on destinations and guides visit https://www.bluewaysireland.org/
Visiting Belleek Pottery is sure to be an enjoyable day for the whole family. On-site facilites include a showroom, self-service restaurant, museum, garden and picnic area, audio visual entertainment, children’s tour and a photographic exhibition.
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Lough Key Forest Park
Lough Key Forest Park is located in an area of great historical interest and is comprised of vast woodland and numerous islands. The park hosts a visitor centre, café, caravan park and lots of adventure activities.
The Shed Distillery
Take a tour of this fully operational, authentic distillery in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Home of the famous Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin.