Some of the many local amenities
The Leitrim Marina Hotel is perfectly located to offer a variety of outdoor activities for our guests. Our location, known as "Irelands Lake District" offers a host of opportunities to explore some of Irelands rich landscape and heritage. Whether it is boat trips, angling or forest walks, there is an abundance of indoor and outdoor attractions to visit and cherish. The area is renowned for its many festivals and organised events.
Local business owners discuss give you a little' flavour' of why Leitrim is so special, watch out for The Leitrim Marina Hotel!!!
Fantastic Footage of Leitrim Village and The Shannon Blueway
Things To See & Do
The Shannon Blueway: Click here to Visit The Shannon Blueway
Launched in October 2014, Leitrim is to host Ireland's first inland water Blueway. A pre-determined course for canoeing or boarding, cycling and walking. This exciting development is sure to become very popular. The Marina Hotel is located at the midway point of the Blueway and participants are welcome to visit for some light refreshment or base yourself here. Bring your own equipment or book guided tours locally or from the hotel reception.
Hiking and Walking
Leitrim Village is the perfect location in which to base yourself to explore the many trails, looped walks, Sliabh an Iarainn and the Miners Way. Pre-selected routes available for all abilities. Pre-selected walking routes ranging from 5K to 140K are also available. Maps and details available from reception.
Book your private cruise onboard 'The Riggers' 27 foot Jeaneau Cruise Boat skippered by your 'captain for a day' with excellent local knowledge. Crusies range from a 45 minute trip into vibrant Carrick on Shannon or a day trip to Lough Key Forest Park. More information available from reception.
Carrick Indoor Shooting Range: Click here to visit Carrick Archery
Located here in Leitrim Village, Carrick Indoor Shooting and Acrhery is the perfect place to take aim and enjoy. Perfect for familes with older kids, couples and groups. Well worth a visit.
Electric Bike Trails Click here to visit Electric Bike Trails
There is little doubt that both Leitrim and Roscommon are two of the most beautiful counties in Ireland for cycle holidays, best explored on our electric bike trails. Now we give you the opportunity and unique experience of the best activity holidays in Ireland exploring some of the most beautiful trails in Ireland on one of our top of the range electric bikes. Now available to hire from Carrick on Shannon and Lough Key Forest Park. Even more great reasons to hop on.
Leitrim Tourism Click here to visit Leitrim Tourism Website
The varied landscape is ideal for walking and there are many routes that cater for all abilities. Other outdoor activities include exploring the county on horse back, kayaking on the many rivers and lakes or playing golf at one of the well kept waterside parkland courses…. The choice is endless! However, don't limit yourself to Leitrim County, The Marina Hotel is the ideal location from which to explore allthat the surrounding counties of Sligo, Roscommon, and Fermanagh have to offer.
Arigna Mining Experience Click here to Visit Arigna
This Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990.
Lough Key National Park Click here to visit Lough Key
Lough Key – Fun for all ages where you can do as much or as little as you like
With its beautiful landscape is steeped in a rich history and now offers a landmark cluster of unique attractions serving the needs of a 21st century visitor. The lakeside centre providing an ideal gateway for gentle leisurely activities or more energetic pursuits in the Park. It has Irelands only Tree Canopy Walk which is linked to 19th Century Servant Tunnels & the Moylurg viewing Tower as part of the Lough Key Experience. Zipit, Segway Hire, Electric Bike Hire, Boda Borg a unique team based activity to Ireland – can you conquer the Quests? An outdoor Adventure Play Kingdom, Lakeside Café with outdoor deck, a Gift Shop Forest, Parkland Trails, Bog Gardens, Lakeside Walks & 19th Century Bridges, so much to do and see.
If it's Horse riding you are interested in, There are 3 Equestrian centers within a short distance of the Leitrim Marina Hotel.
Carrick on Shannon
Carrick on Shannon, only 5 km away is a thriving shopping district and is also home to the Dock which houses an arts and crafts studio as well as new Theatre.
Carrick Golf Club
The Golf Club is situated on the outskirts of the town of Carrick-on-Shannon. The golf course, a parkland course constructed to the highest USGA specifications, is located by the banks of the Shannon, patrolled by the Argina Mountains and is simply spectacular. Rosses Point, Slieve Russell at Ballyconnell and Strandhill courses are also available to you at approximately 45 minutes away.
Leitrim is renowned for hosting annual festivals and these occur almost weekly during summer months. An Tostal, Joe Mooney Summer School and the Carrick on Shannon Festival, are just some of the many popular events.
Arts & Crafts
Arts and Crafts are synonymous with this Area of Ireland, from the Famed Belleek Pottery studios to Leitrim Crystal and Design Centers there is much to see.
This Impressive fortified Manor is located on the shores of one of Irelands most beautiful Lakes. Tours are given hourly and this magnificent house has been recently restored in true 17th century style. There are tea rooms and Audio visual shows.
Battlebridge Paintball is a superb location for workmates and colleagues to plan strategic games and encourage leadership/team building skills. Battlebridge Paintball’s custom-built GameZones provide a superior gaming experience to all. Located 5 minutes from The Marina Hotel