With its lush greenery, rugged mountains and majestic lakes, there are so many beautiful places to go to in Leitrim. Eagle’s Rock is Ireland’s highest freestanding tower. It is a geological marvel on Glendale Valley’s highest edge and the surrounding landscapes tell the ancient stories of secret caves, icy wastelands and tropical seas. At only 4 km (2.4 miles), Leitrim may have Ireland’s shortest coastline, but every inch of it is absolutely magnificent. Overlooked by the Arroo Mountain you can easily lose yourself in the breathtaking views of the wild Atlantic Ocean.
You could take some time to explore the River Shannon from one of the fun trails along the Shannon Blueway and you will find the cascading waterfalls of Fowley’s Falls, Glencar and Pól an Eas extraordinarily invigorating.
From authentic rural Irish villages to the busy county town of Carrick on Shannon – with its variety of shops, restaurants, cafés, lively music scene and beautiful theatre – there really is a lovely blend of traditional and modern Ireland to be found in Leitrim.