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Top Local Attractions in Leitrim

Browse the top 10 visitor attractions in Leitrim.

The last Franciscan Friary to be established in Ireland prior to the suppression of the monasteries, the Creevelea Friary holds within its walls centuries of history. Dating back to the 1500s, the Abbey tells a long story of surviving an accidental fire, multiple changes in ownership, and countless restorations. It…
Glenview Folk Museum is situated in Ballinamore and is a lovely exhibit of rural Irish heritage from the early part of the 20th century. A full street scene has been fully reconstructed to give a real feel of 1930s Ireland. Shops are stocked and dressed as they would have been…
The Sliabh an Iarainn Visitor Centre is located in the picturesque setting of Acres Lake in Drumshanbo. The Centre has audio-visual displays about the Arigna and the Sliabh an Iarainn mountains area, with a special emphasis on the railway, the canal, lakes, and iron and coal mining and musical heritage…
St. George’s Heritage and Visitor Centre combines the history of two important buildings in Carrick on Shannon – St. George’s Church and the Workhouse. A visit to these sites begins at the visitor centre, adjacent to St. George’s church, where the story of Leitrim, its landscape, its history and the…
This little gem of historical value is situated on Main Street, Carrick on Shannon. The Costello Chapel is the smallest chapel in Europe and the 2nd smallest chapel in the world and, like the Taj Mahal, is a testament to a man’s love for his wife. The chapel is sixteen…
A 15 minute drive from Carrick on Shannon is King House, in Boyle, County Roscommon. King House is an exquisitely restored Georgian mansion built circa 1730 by Sir Henry King, 1st Baronet Kingston. The grand scale of the reception gallery, its original stone floor, tripartite windows and high vaulted ceilings,…
This beautiful distillery is newly opened and brings the customer on the amazing journey of the curious mind of P.J Rigney. Situated in rural Ireland in the inner sanctum of The Shed Distillery, the home of Drumshanbo Gunpowder and other remarkable brands. The tour is unique and a fully engaging…
This beautiful attraction is only a 25 minute drive from Carrick on Shannon. It is a unique visitor attraction comprising Strokestown Park House, a Georgian Palladian mansion, Gardens and the National Famine Museum. The House was the family home of the Pakenham Mahon family and is built on the site…
Close to Carrick on Shannon is the Arigna Mining Experience, which preserves the energy heritage of the Arigna Valley in County Roscommon. It is Ireland’s first Coal Mining Museum and as a visitor you will experience what working life was like underground in the mines by a former minor tour…
The Moon River is one of the most popular group hen, stag night destinations in Carrick-on-Shannon. With live music aboard the cruiser, as well as fully stocked and licensed bar, the Moon River is the ideal place to host your group booking. Our hen & stag nights cost €15 per…
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