Walking break in Leitrim Summer 2021

Two walkers on a hilltop with Glenade Lake beneath

Walking Break Leitrim, Summer 2021

Take a walking break in Leitrim, choose from our selected walks. Isn’t it time you booked a holiday for Summer 2021? Imagine views from the hilltop to the Wild Atlantic Way or a lakeside meander in one of Leitrim’s forests. If archaeology is your thing, then take a stroll in ancient landscape. Whatever your dream or your fitness, there is a walk for you in Leitrim. Using our knowledge as hill walkers and walking guides, we have put this package together for you for your staycation. We can tell you where to find the best picnic spots, the best coffees, the best routes and the best pints. After all that outdoors, come back, pull the boots off and relax on the patio at Tawnylust Lodge and breathe in the views.

Seven night stay at Tawnylust Lodge self catering eco apartment €495. Sleeps two people. Price includes all services. Welcome pack provided.

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Suggested Walks

Day 1 Glencar Escarpment via Dooneens Road. The incredible views over Glencar lake and valley are truly breathtaking. Its a small climb at the start but well worth it for the vista. Pick up a packed lunch at Glencar Tea Shed or pop in for lunch with a view after your walk. For more information on the walk visit; Dooneens & Hudsons Walk Leitrim

Stunning Walk in Glencar
View over Glencar lake from Glencar Escarpment

Day 2 Arroo Trail Head Glenade. You have another treat in store in a second of Leitrim’s glacial valley. This newly developed national trail takes you to the uplands of Glenade. With views out to Donegal and Classie Bawn Castle on the Wild Atlantic Way, you will be spoiled for choice. This linear walk is 8km in total with very different views on the ascent and descent. For more information on the walk visit; Arroo Trail Head   Pick up a packed lunch or call in after your walk to Claudio’s Cafe Kinlough.

Walker on Arroo Trail leitrim
Arroo Trail Walk Glenade

Day 3 The Leitrim Way This exciting newly refurbished trail is being extended currently. This 36Km route will tie in with The Beara Breifne Way (700km) and the Ireland Way (1010Km) but you can do as much or as little of it as your like. Part of the trail is visible from Tawnylust Lodge     For more information on the trail visit; The Leitrim Way   Rest your legs at Osta Restaurant Manorhamilton after the walk.

Sign for The Leitrim Way
Walk The Leitrim Way!

Day 4 Cuilcagh Mountain Boardwalk This iconic hike known as the Stairway to Heaven is a must on your visit to Leitrim. Just  pop over to Fermanagh’s geopark and hit the boardwalk. Theres a 40 minute hike in before you reach the boardwalk but the views and geology enroute are amazing! For more information on the walk visit; Cuilcagh Mountain Boardwalk     Stop off at the Lavender Restaurant Glenfarne for sustenance after your walk. If you book in advance you can give yourself a treat at McNean Restaurant Blacklion.  

Cuilcagh Boardwalk
The Stairway to Heaven!

Day 5 Glenfarne Demesne Forest Walk This flat lakeside forest walk is a lovely alternative to a hill walk if your legs are in need of a little rest. With beautiful views across to Fermanagh and Cavan over Lough MacNean, there are a choice of looped walks. Follow part of the MacNean Sculpture Trail and enjoy these beautiful art pieces with the lake as a backdrop! There are lots of scenic spots to stop off for a picnic so bring the flask supplied and some local goodies! For more information on the walk visit; Glenfarne Wood Leitrim  Enjoy a coffee or lunch at the Grass Roof Cafe at The Organic Centre in nearby Rossinver

Ladies Rest Glenfarne
Sculpture at Ladies Rest Glenfarne

All walks are located within a 20 minute or less drive from Tawnylust Lodge. All walks are free of charge except for parking at Cuilcagh Mountain. Whereas you can choose from our selection  on a walking break in Leitrim, we also have a lot of other recommendations, maps and even a guide should you decide to book with us.

For a list of Restaurants and Things To Do during your stay visit; What To Do While Staying at Tawnylust Lodge 

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