Walking Break Leitrim, Summer 2023

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Walking Break Leitrim, Summer 2023

Take a walking break in Leitrim, choose from our selected walks. Isn’t it time you booked a holiday for Summer 2023? 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 dream breaks. 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 Dooneen’s 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 Fowley’s Falls, Rossinver You have another treat in store  on this linear walk by the Glenaniff River. Park at The Organic Centre and start this linear walk by the Glenaniff river. It is a stunning walk any time of year, Autumn/ Winter when the waterfalls are thunderous or Spring/Summer when the wild flowers are at their best. There are a series of seven falls and then at the end, the most beautiful green meadow with picnic tables to sit and enjoy your lunch. Pop into the Organic Cente on the way back and browse their shop and café. This linear walk is 3Km each way. If you would prefer something shorter, you can park in the newly designated car/bike park near Rossinver Youth and Community Cente and have a lovely walk where you will see most of the falls.


Fowleys Falls Leitrim
Relax by the beautiful falls in Leitrim

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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