Events

Big Birthday Bash in Leitrim 2016

Birthday Cake in Leitrim

Get your Slice of the Action

Looking for something different to do for that “Big Birthday”? How about a fun filled Slow Adventure day out in Leitrim with a group of friends?  Our fully guided activities with Big Days Out in Leitrim include a gentle paddle in Canadian Canoes along the Shannon Blueway, get a different perspective on this peaceful countryside with an easy cycle on Electric Bikes along the banks of the Canal and River Shannon on the Shannon Blueway. Get back to nature with  a foraging/nature guided walk discovering the flora and fauna of the Blueway. Normally activities start at 11.00 am and finish about 4 pm but of course we are flexible! 
                                                             Big Days Out in Leitrim
Stay the night at the stunning marina side boutique hotel on the banks of the River Shannon  Leitrim Marina Hotel & Restaurant, Leitrim Village

Leitrim Marina Hotel

All safety equipment supplied so all you need to bring is a packed lunch and an adventurous spirit.  Wear comfy clothing and footwear. You will be well rejuvenated for your party night with accommodation at the Marina Hotel and Restaurant. Check out their fab food where you can book a meal at Waves Restaurant & Bar.

Total price per person  €109 pps including Bed, Breakfast & Activities. Minimum required 10 people.

 

Book Hotel accommodation by contacting The Marina Hotel at 00353 (71) 9623644 or e-mail: reservations@leitrimmarinahotel.comFor more information on accommodation, click on; LEITRIM MARINA HOTELBook Activities  by phone at 00353 (87) 7386439 or 00353 (86) 8288747 or email: bigdayoutinleitrim@gmail.com

For more information on activities visit; BIG DAYS OUT IN LEITRIM

 

Offer subject to availability and pre booking required. Valid from March until June 24th, excludes Bank Holidays as follows: March 25-27, April 29-1 May, June 3-5.

2015 Have a Big Day Out in Leitrim on the Shannon Blueway

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The Shannon Blueway
Get a group of 10 or more together and visit Leitrim, a true gem in the North West. We offer a Big Day Out in Leitrim  with a 1 hour Nature/Foraging walk 1.5 hour Canadian Canoe Trip and one hour Electric Bike Tour for groups of 10 or more people. Avail of two nights B&B at the fabulous Leitrim Marina Hotel located on Ireland’s first Blueway . Two nights B&B and all three activities available for €114pps, bank holiday weekends excluded.The Marina Hotel is a stunning marina side boutique hotel located on the banks of The River Shannon, close to Carrick On Shannon in beautiful County Leitrim, Ireland’s lake district. Relax and unwind after your day of activity in Waves bar and restaurant or enjoy your meal alfresco on our marina view terrace. For more information or to book;
reservations@leitrimmarinahotel.com
Your BIG DAY OUT will include a guided Canadian Canoe trip on the Shannon Blueway, a guided Electric Bike tour along the Shannon Blueway and a guided nature/foraging walk discovering the flora & fauna of the blueway. Normally activities start 11am and finish up about 4pm. Bring a packed lunch. Some free home cooked treats will be supplied to keep your energy levels up.
All safety equipment is provided for the activities. Comfortable clothing and footwear advisable. The activities are not very strenuous and are taken at a slow pace. Offer valid from April 4th to  to May 29th 2015 for groups of 10 or more.
For more info visit:
e mail; bigdayoutinleitrim@gmail.com
               

Dromahair’s MATCHMAKING FESTIVAL, 9th to 12th Oct, 2014

Matchmaking Festival       Flyer for Matchmaking festival

     Come to Dromahair, Leitrim meet your perfect match and strike it lucky!    

BIG DAY OUT IN LEITRIM FOR 2014

Have a Big Day Out in Leitrim with Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks, Adventure Gently Canoeing and Electric Bike Trails. We offer you a one hour nature and foraging walk, a one and a half hour canoe trip and, after a break for lunch, a one hour cycle on pedal assists bikes. Get yourself out in nature in a relaxed mode with expert guides from the three Leitrim based businesses and we’ll give you a day to remember.

For more information and to book:

bigdayoutinleitrim@gmail.com

Ph Eileen on 00 353 (0) 877386439

DESCRIPTION OF LOCATION AND WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU.

Dromahair, Lough Gill/Bonet

Nestled in the Eastern foothills of the Ballygawley Mountains near the shores of Yeat’s famous Lough Gill, we start our trip in Dromahair. We wander through the lush forests on a short forage and maybe even find some chanterelles if the time of year is right. The little lanes winding their way through a typical rural Leitrim landscape are just perfect for a leisurely ride on the fabulous electric bikes. You might even spot some of the wildlife as you whiz along almost effortlessly. Lough Gill and the wonderful Bonet River are the playgrounds for a short canoe trip with Adventure Gently. One is reminded of times gone by as every bend and every corner unravels a new view. Sometimes we stop at the ruins of an ancient tower house and paddle around the little island close by and count the water lilies.

Reflective River Bonet, Dromahair

Reflective River Bonet, Dromahair

Glenfarne Forest/Lough McNean

Overlooking fabulous Lough MacNean across to Co. Fermanagh you’ll enjoy spectacular scenery in this unknown little piece of heaven. The forest walk in the former Tottenham estate is home to lots of wildlife and, during foraging season you’ll fill your basket but no checkout! Glide gently on the lake that covers three counties, you might even drift into Cavan you’ll be so relaxed while paddling the Canadian canoe. After a break for lunch, it’s into the saddle for a ride on electric bikes. To test the battery we’ll bring you up a nice hill or two! The local guides tell you all you want to know about the wildlife and some local folklore as well.

Canoeing on Lough McNean

Canoeing on Lough McNean

Leitrim Village Lough Allen Canal

After a very enjoyable hour, foraging and discovering the beautiful woods and listening to the sounds of nature, you’ll transfer to the canoes just a hen’s race from the woodland. Located just between Leitrim and Roscommon at Batllebridge you get to choose river or canal. In fact, we’re so good to you that we wont make you choose, we’ll let you paddle on both as they flow parallel for some time. When you’ve had a little rest and some food to keep the energy up, it’s onto the bikes for a fabulous cycle in the byways around Leitrim village. As we’re all about getting you out into nature while enjoying exercise, guides are very well informed about the areas that we visit.

Electric Bikes....Cycling made easy

Electric Bikes….Cycling made easy

Guides are:
Tina Pommer, Nuala McNulty and Rob Wheeldon, Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

Adrienne Diamond and Graham Robertson, Adventure Gently Guided Canoe Tours

Eileen and Seamus Gibbons, Electric Bike Trails

Here is the link to Ocean FM, Francie Boylan’s radio show which covered the event

https://soundcloud.com/oceanfm/the-big-day-out-in-leitrim

Events can be organised on request for 10 or more people.

'Tina in action' explaining the different uses of willow.

‘Tina in action’ explaining the different uses of willow. Very First BIG DAYS OUT IN LEITRIM ,Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

Lough MacNean, very first BIG DAYS OUT IN LEITRIM event         ADVENTURE GENTLY, guided canoe tours

Lough MacNean, very first BIG DAYS OUT IN LEITRIM event
ADVENTURE GENTLY, guided canoe tours

ELECTRIC BIKE TRAILS getting everyone set up for the 'electric cycle'

ELECTRIC BIKE TRAILS getting everyone set up for the ‘electric cycle’

Bonet River

Bonet River

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