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Leitrim Visitor Attractions

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Glencar Waterfall

Glencar Waterfall offers a stunning sight at 50ft high, about 8 miles north of Sligo town. Its setting and charm inspired the poet W. B. Yeats in "The Stolen Child" .The waterfall is located on the Sligo/Leitrim border.

Sliabh An Iarainn Visitor Centre

Sliabh An Iarainn Visitor Centre, this centre informs the visitor about life, transport and industry between the Arigna and Sliabh an Iarainn mountains - the railway, canal, lakes, iron and coal mining. The Centre has a display depicting miners at work and also has a reconstruction of a sweat house which was used is olden times as a cure for aches and pains. There is also a recreation of a Cavan & Leitrim Railway ticket and waiting room as well as many fine pictures of the railway. An audio-visual show, lasting 12 minutes takes visitors through the sights and scenes of the area.

Parke's Castle Leitrim

Parke's Castle Leitrim

Parke's Castle a 17th century fortified manor house which has recently been restored using Irish oak and traditional craftsmanship. The courtyard contains the foundations and features of an earlier defensive structure

Manorhamilton Castle Leitrim

Manorhamilton Castle Leitrim

Manorhamilton Castle in Leitrim don’t miss out on a trip to view the imposing ruins of Manorhamilton Castle, in Co. Leitrim, whose recent restoration has transformed it into a fascinating tourist attraction. The massive ruins of this 17th century stronghold dominate the picturesque town of Manorhamilton. The Castle around which the town grew has a dramatic and colourful history – stories of which live on in the town to this day. The Castle overlord Sir Frederick Hamilton was to become a bye-word for cruelty down the centuries as a result of his brutality in suppressing uprisings led by the O’Rourke Chieftains whose land he had seized.

Cavan and Leitrim Railway

A local passion for Railways led to the Cavan and Leitrim Railway living museum being set up by volunteers in Dromod, something for all you railway enthusiasts.

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    Castles, forts and heritage sites in County Leitrim.
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  • Leitrim Horse Riding Horse Riding
    Details of horse riding schools, where you can hire horses in County Leitrim
  • Leitrim Parks & Gardens Leitrim Parks & Gardens
    So many Parks & Gardens to choose from in County Leitrim.
  • Leitrim Pubs Pubs
    Best Pubs in County Leitrim for music and craic.
  • Leitrim Restaurants Leitrim Restaurants
    Discover the Best Restaurants in County Leitrim.
  • Leitrim Visitor Attractions Visitor Attractions
    Most popular Visitor Attractions in County Leitrim.
  • Leitrim Walks Walks
    Loop walks, forest walks, way marked walks, and beach walks.

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