Things to do in Leitrim

Experience Local Attractions

One of Ireland’s best kept secrets, Leitrim is also one of its most beautiful, peaceful and friendly counties. From breathtaking natural sights and places, to brilliant museums and people, there is a world of interesting things to see and do during your time in this incredible part of the country.

This authentic country hotel offers a range of accommodation to suit a long or short term family break with self catering and bed & breakfast rates available. Lough Rynn Castle is the perfect location for your staycation this year, whether you are looking for a family break or a gourmet getaway Lough Rynn has plenty to offer you and much more. Lough Rynn Castle is nestled perfectly in the heart of our estate which sits amongst natural woodland full of hidden trails and nature walks and surrounded by trees stretching tall which guide you through to some of the most wonderful sights. Located in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and close to the Wild Atlantic Way there is so much to see and do and by using Lough Rynn Castle as your base for your break away, you are situated perfectly to experience all that there is to offer in the region.



Add a little adventure to your staycation

Sometimes the best way to relax is after you’ve truly earned it. Lough Rynn Castle Estate & Gardens is situated amongst some of the best activities found anywhere in Ireland. All within 30 minutes of us, our dedicated team of experts are on hand to answer your queries, book everything for you and ensure that whatever you’re into, you’ll never be short of something memorable to do during your unforgettable stay with us.



*Please note some of the above activities are seasonal

For the Explorers

For the Explorers

For the Little ones…and not so Little ones

  • Take a day trip to Lough Key Forrest Park – From Zip Lining through the tree tops & segwaying through the woodlands to relaxing on a leisurely boat trip or electric bike ride.
  • Horse Riding in Haydens Equestrian Centre, Bornacoola, County Leitrim  or Moorlands Equestrian Centre, Drumshambo County Leitrim
  • Carrick Quads 4 wheeled adventure for older kids and adults
  • Swimming Pool – in Carrick on Shannon
  • Cinema in Carrick on Shannon
  • Kids indoor play centre & Bowling
For the Little ones…and not so Little ones

Suggested Itinerary - Day One

  • Leitrim really has so much to offer, during your break at Lough Rynn Castle, after breakfast
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll around our 300 acre estate & see nature at its best in the Walled Gardens
  • On route to Lough Key Forrest park , stop off in the picturesque town of Carrick on Shannon for a stroll along the river.
  • From there continue towards Sligo and visit to Glencar Waterfalls and be moved by mother nature, while stopping to visit the grave site of W.B Yeats, continue a little further to Mullaghmore beach while taking in panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean.
  • Return to Lough Rynn Castle for a fine dining experience in our Sandstone Restaurant followed then relax in the oversized sofa’s of the drawing rooms, and soak in the views
Suggested Itinerary - Day One

Suggested Itinerary - Day Two

  • Why not enjoy a Picnic on Lough Rynn Castles 300 acre estate
  • Visit Arigna Mining Experience  – a guided tour from a miners own perspective
  • Afterwards enjoy some water activies at Acres Lake such as Stand up paddle boarding or Pedalos
  • Followed by a walk or cycle on Shannon Blueway 
  • Stop off in Carrick on Shannon for a coffee and homemade treats in the family owned Bush Hotel
  • Before returning to the Castle visit Farnaught Lime Kiln which dates back to the mid 19th century- where the lime stone for the castle was produced, this well-built stone house formed part of the model Lough Rynn Estate and is located on the estate
  • Then retire to Lough Rynn Castle for a meal in our Drawing rooms, followed by cocktails in the Dungeon Bar
Suggested Itinerary - Day Two

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Offers at Lough Rynn Castle ESTATE & GARDENS

Post Christmas 1 Night Stay

Enjoy a festive post Christmas stay in one of our luxurious rooms, Fine Dining Meal in the Sandstone Restaurant prepared by Executive Head Chef Claire O'Leary and Team, end your stay with a hearty full Irish Breakfast served in the Sandstone Restaurant

Post Christmas 2 night stay

Come and join us in our festive haven for a post-Christmas getaway. Enjoy 2 nights of luxurious accommodation, with freshly cooked to order Breakfast on each morning and Dinner in our Fine Dining Sandstone Restaurant. Dont rush off make sure to wrap up warm and take a stroll through our walled gardens and estate and take in the beauty it holds all year round.

Winter Warmer

Snuggle up in one of our luxurious beds for the night with a hearty Irish breakfast the next morning. Enjoy a Lough Rynn Castle Signature 'Hot Toddy' on arrival sat in front of the inglenook open fire in our relaxing Baronial Hall.

Fabulous Friday

Treat yourself to a last-minute getaway. Our Fabulous Friday Offer has it all, a luxurious night's stay in one of our perfectly appointed bedrooms with modern amenities and elegant surroundings. Enjoy Dinner in our Award Winning Sandstone Restaurant and Full Irish Breakfast the next morning. Don't rush off, enjoy our estate, take a stroll in our Walled Gardens, and relax in the Baronial Hall, maybe treat yourself to Afternoon Tea? Enjoy every minute with us.

Family Fun Self Catering Package

A home away from Home Holiday in Lovely Leitrim! Enjoy a 2 night family break away in our spacious self catering houses with a Breakfast Hamper for your convenience and Tickets for the family to either The Lough Key Experience or The Arigna Mining Experience

Luxury Castle Stay

The perfect Escape... Enjoy one nights accommodation with Full Irish Breakfast served in our award winning Sandstone Restaurant, take in our Estate during your stay and make the most of every moment you spend in the luxurious surrounds of Lough Rynn Castle Estate & Gardens.

Golden Moments Package

Create Memories for life with Lough Rynn Castle Estate and Gardens, our luxurious bedrooms await you.  For 2 nights of complete bliss, our Golden Moments package in one of Irelands most authentic Castle Hotels awaits you.  A hearty full Irish Breakfast each morning, your dining experience in our Award Winning Sandstone Restaurant is recommended on the day of your arrival and Afternoon Tea on the second day of your stay.

Taste Tuesday

Enjoy a fabulous taste of life at Lough Rynn Castle with an overnight stay in one of our luxurious rooms, a complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival, dinner in our award winning Sandstone Restaurant, served with a complimentary glass of our house wine and our famous full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

Afternoon Tea and Luxury Nights Stay

Relax, unwind, & indulge at a Lough Rynn Castle's magnificent 300 acre Estate, see our beautiful Victorian Walled Gardens. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the relaxing surroundings of our Drawing Rooms overlooking the Rolling Lawns and retreat to your room for an overnight stay with a full Irish Breakfast the following morning.

A Taste of Our Estate

Join us for a relaxing two night break away with a delicious seasonal fine dining experience created by Executive Head Chef Clare O'Leary, on an evening of your choice in the magnificent surroundings of our Award Winning Sandstone Restaurant.  Full Irish Breakfast is included during your stay. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the 300 acres of stunning grounds and experience the breathtaking Walled Gardens.

Fine Dining Getaway

A Gourmet treat awaits you here at Lough Rynn Castle Estate, let our Fine Dining Head Chef Cathal O'Concubhair and team take you on a culinary journey you wont forget.  Your one night escape includes a delicious dinner served in our Award Winning Sandstone Restaurant and Breakfast before departure.  Make the most of your stay and take in the rest of our estate  the magical Walled Gardens await you.

Midweek Getaway

We have the perfect location just waiting for you to escape to...It doesn't have to be the weekend!  Take full advantage of our Midweek special rates, whether you are looking for a Gourmet Break or an Afternoon Tea Retreat Lough Rynn Castle Estate and Gardens is your perfect place

Luxury Self Catering Accommodation

The Cottages at Lough Rynn Castle Estate & Gardens are set within an easy 3 minute stroll from the Castle. These newly built luxurious three bedroom holiday homes accommodate up to five people. Here you will enjoy the wonderful setting and facilities of Lough Rynn in the comfort of a homely envoirnment.



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