Do you enjoy the great outdoors on foot when you’re on holidays?

Did you realise that Leitrim has an abundance of options that are perfect for those of you who enjoy exploring what one of Ireland’s hiddden gems has to offer?

Some of the more popular options would include;

Drumleague Lock Loop Walk, at 5km this suits all levels of fitness and is ideal for a family too.  More at http://leitrimtourism.com/stories/drumleague-lock-loop-walk/

Glenfarne Woods, 4.1km and ideal for all fitness levels and ages.  More information at https://www.coillte.ie/site/glenfarne-wood/

Derrycarne Walk, 3.1km this commences just south of Carrick-on-Shannon is a pleasant forest walk suited to all age groups. Find out more at http://www.walkingroutes.ie/855-Derrycarne-Wood.html

Battlebridge Loop, 10km and perhaps one for groups of adults or those with older children.  Further details at https://www.discoverireland.ie/Activities-Adventure/battlebridge-loop/91435

Miner’s Way, a 39mile walk which would take in a couple of days so is best suited to experienced walkers.  Find out more at http://leitrimtourism.com/stories/arigna-miners-way/

Sliabh an Iariann Hill Walks, suited to a variety of fitness levels and approx 5 miles from Ballinamore you can find out more at http://www.ballinamore.ie/index.php?id=655

For each of the walks listed above which have proved to be popular with guests we have linked to an appropriate source where you can download maps, view route information, etc and we feel it’s definitely worth a little of your time to take in the information that has been compiled for you there.

Whenever you’re planning to go out walking in Ireland always ensure you check for the weather conditions and any relevant warnings that may be in place, take heed of the terrain and that each member of the party is appropriately dressed and that you have the essential supplies you will need such as food, drink, etc as you may not happen across amenities such as shops or coffee shops for quite some time as you’re getting to explore the real Leitrim.

And please, when you get back we’d love to hear which walks you’ve enjoyed most too!

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