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The Leitrim Way: The Sleeping Warrior 3 Day Break

Come discover real Ireland - Our Way, The Leitrim Way. With the shortest coastline, cleanest air, darkest sky's and warmest of welcomes.

Drive, walk or paddle trough undiscovered trails in Ireland's hidden heartlands.

DAY 1

Start your day with a hike up to the summit of O'Rourke's Table, 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 & Sligo Bay. 

In the afternoon:

Option A: explore Creevelea Abbey. A Franciscan Friary, which was founded in 1508 and was in use until the 17th century when the Franciscans were forced to leave by the Cromwellian army. The nave, choir, tower and transept are well preserved and it is now protected as a national monument.

Option B: As an alternative (on request), we can offer you a Dromahair Historical walking tour by our local tour guide. There is an immense and fascination history to Dromahair. This tour lasts approximately one hour.

For the evening, you are invited to enjoy your dinner at The Riverbank Restaurant, close to our lodge on the outskirts on the picturesque town of Dromahair, You will enjoy a three-course meal and a drink as part of this offer.

DAY 2

After breakfast you will experience the beauty of old history on the shore of Lough Gill. Parke's Castle is a plantation era castle situated on the banks of Lough Gill on County Leitrim. At the castle you can take a boat tour with The Rose of Innisfree. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet W.B Yeats.

In the afternoon, enjoy a memorable 1/2 day guided canoe tour on the River Bonet. The half day tour includes wildlife spotting, local history and of course time for a picnic. 

 

To get a price for this exciting tour please complete the Form below, our friendly staff will tailor make a package to best suit your requirements. If you would like to extend your stay and explore more of our beautiful country why not enquire about our other touring routes... Your adventure starts here.