Tasting Spring in Leitrim 2016

Join Leitrim Landscapes Guided walks for this wonderful Celebration of Spring and stay at an eco-friendly lodge

 

 
 

This event is a five course feast for the senses;

See the spring flowers that appear in this magical woodland location

Hear the first of the spring birds

Taste the newly provided wild food

smell the wild garlic and woodland aromas

Touch all that nature has to provide for you

                        

Sat April 16th, Lurganboy, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim

 

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Bridge over River Bonet

Duration 2 hours, 1-3pmSpring is such a wonderful time to connect with nature. We have put together an enchanting  two day nature extravaganza for you. The primrose (prima rosa -first flower)  has heralded spring. The Wood Anemone (wind flower) is shaking its head in the breeze and the bees and butterflies have made their first appearances of the season. We will introduce you to foraging in Leitrim and  give you cooking tips and recipes for local foraged food found by the shores of the Bonet river. 
Refreshments served
Adults €15/day €25/2 days, children free
Dogs welcome


Sun April 17th, Fowley’s Falls, Rossinver

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Bridge over River Bonet

Meander by the banks of the Glenaniff River and savor the freshness of the forest in spring. Gather wild garlic leaves and beech leaves while listening to bird song, Rob, the resident bird expert will share some fascinating facts about bird behaviour. Enjoy stunning views of the waterfalls. Foraged food tips and recipes available to participants.

 
Duration 2 hours 2-4pm

Adults €15/day €25/2 days, children free
Dogs welcome

Accommodation special offer available at; 

TAWNYLUST LODGE

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WILD ATLANTIC MUSIC and MATCHMAKING FESTIVAL NOV 5-8

Wild Atlantic Matchmaking and Music Festival

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Meet your bird in Leitrim

Find your Heart’s Desire in Leitrim’s Yeats’ Country. Matchmaking, Music, Food, Activities and lots of fun for 18’s to 80’s Nov 5th – 8th

Program of events:

Wild Atlantic Matchmaking and Music Festival Dromahair Co Leitrim

Thursday 5th to 8th November “something for all ages”
https://www.facebook.com/events/927471463973985/

Thursday 5th : Student Night in Fowley’s Bar
( First 15 Students into the pub after 8.30 with a valid
Student ID will get a 5 euro drink voucher)
Top DJ with good prizes. Bus from Sligo

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Rackhouse Pilfer

Friday 6th : Blue Devon (Function room)
The magnificent Rackhouse Pilfer ( Winners the 2015 Hot Press award)
The Firesiders ( top band on Tour)
Meet the Matchmaker and have fun and games.
BBQ on-site every night.
Cover Charge 12 euro or 20 euro for the two nightsWild Atlantic Way Matchmaking festival's 'Big Day Out' 2014Woodland Walk with a Difference

Saturday 7th : Noon
Meet your match on a Big Day out in Leitrim

https://bigdayoutinleitrim.com/

Fun activity day:

You wont be paddling your own canoe, we’ll pair you up, you might be lucky and make it on the tandem for your cycle. The forest walk will certainly be one with a difference!
Evening entertainment in Standford’s Pub with music by the Wild Rebels 5 – 7pm.

Saturday 7th : Night time Blue Devon (Function room)

Moxie Band, one of Ireland’s top bands who this year opened the
World Youth conference in Dublin
http://www.moxiemuso.com/

Dean Gurrie and band ( top singer song writer)
Matchmaker will be shooting their Cupid’s arrows so be ready
BBQ on-site every night.
Cover Charge 12 euro or 20 euro for the two nights.

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Dancing for all

Sunday 8th : Club House (Function Room) a Day of Dance
Ballroom Dancing at 12.30 – 2.30
Old Irish Ceili at 3.00 – 6.00
Trad Music Session 7pm to late
Food all Day

This weekend book a 3 course set meal in the Award Winning Riverbank Restaurant for 20 euro.

Book in at Castle View B&B on http://www.leitrimbandb.com or call 0860716968 or send a message on event page https://www.facebook.com/events/927471463973985/

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Romancing on the River with Big Day Out in Leitrim

Ramble & Hill Walk for Peruvian Charity

Join Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks and The Holey Soles Hill Walking Club for a ramble and hill walk in Glenfarne, Leitrim  on Sunday Oct 4th at 11.15. This annual fundraiser is always a great event. No sponsorship needed, just make a donation on the day. All proceeds go to Fr. Ed O’Connell’s Warmi Huasi project.

CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON WALKS AND CHARITY

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Views of Lough MacNean #Leitrim

Nature Ramble

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Rock Thur

Rock art on Thur Mountain Leitrim

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Glenfarne Forest walk overlooking Lough MacNean

Celebrate Heritage Week with Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

Celebrate National Heritage Week with Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

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Mushroom Foraging Leitrim

National Heritage Week

Sun August 23rd Romance, Reminiscences and Rare Mushrooms 
Rainbow Ballroom Tour 12 – 1, Mushroom foraging walk 1-3pm
 
Visit the original Ballroom of Romance Glenfarne, Leitrim and browse its  museum of show band memorabilia and hear its history. Forage through Glenfarne demesne for mushrooms such as charcoal burner, orange milkcap and possibly a chanterelle or two. Enjoy the fabulous views on this lakeside forest trek and visit some of the artwork on McNean sculpture trail.
Duration of Rainbow Ballroom Tour 1 hour, free admission, refreshments served.
Duration of foraging walk 2 hours approximately, cost; adults €15, children €5, €35 family
To book; 087 9172143 e mail tawnylustlodge@gmail.com
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Recently foraged edible mushrooms in Leitrim

Sunday August 30th History & Biodiversity of Manorhamilton

 
   Hamilton’s Castle, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
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Hamilton’s Castle, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim

Take a tour of  Hamilton’s Castle, learn about ‘Hanging Hamilton’ and other residents of the Castle. Learn about the biodiversity and history of Manorhamilton, visit sites such as the famine graveyard, star fort and old graveyard.
Castle tour 1.00 -2.00pm, History and biodiverstiy tour of Manorhamilton town 2-3.30. this event is free for National Heritage Week For more info visit: Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

Rita’s BIG DAY OUT Birthday Bash!

Canoeing, cycling and walking what a great way to start your 60th year and all on a ‘soft’ July day in Leitrim!  Rita gathered with her friends at Lough McNean Forest and Lough to enjoy an invigorating BIG DAY OUT event.  Lots of fun, catching up, smiles and laughter on the water, lanes and forest, this group is definitely young at heart and knows how to celebrate life! (see gallery and facebook for some more images)
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Happy Birthday Rita

Solstice Celebration

Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks offer walks, talks and workshops on archaeology, flora, fauna, foraging and local history and folklore in Leitrim and the surrounding area. Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks as part of Big Days Out in Leitrim have been selected in the Irish Times top 5 things to do in Ireland.
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Celebrate the Solstice in Leitrim with Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks

June 21st Solstice Celebration 

We love our old stones at Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks and want to share that with you. Come to Tullysheherney, Manorhamilton, a magical place  to experience the Summer Solstice. Watch the sun go down from this amazing archaeology site. See the typical U shaped glacial valley of Glenade slip from sunlight to moonlight. Feel the presence of our ancestors at the burial sites and enclosures and hopefully hear a skylark at dusk. Meet at Manorhamilton Castle at 9pm, booking essential.

Duration of walk 1.5 hours approx and easy walking. Cost €10, Children €5

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR WALK

To book; 087 9172143, tawnylustlodge@gmail.com, http://www.tawnylustlodge.com

NEWSFLASH!!!!! TOP FIVE!!!!

Big Days Out in Leitrim makes final five in The Irish Times ‘Best Day Out in Ireland’ Contest

Three  like-minded Leitrim activity providers, ( Leitrim Landscapes, Guided Walks and Electric Bike Trails and Adventure Gently, Guided Canoe Tours),  are delighted to have reached the top five in this prestigious competition.  The combined talents and skills of these three businesses come together to give their customers a day of fun filled outdoor activities exploring lovely Leitrim.  Irish Times Top 5 Best Days Out in Ireland

 

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