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Heritage Sites And Stately Homes

In County Leitrim.

 

The Acres Amenity Centre
 

Adjoining the Cruisers jetty, at Acres Lake 1 km from the town has heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and children's playground. The "Teach Ceoil" or Music House which is situated here provides occasional sessions of Irish music song and dance.

Tel +353
E Mail
Web Site
 
 

 

The Sliabh an Iarann Visitors Centre
 

County Leitrim and Drumshambo in particular have a long history of Iron and Coal Mining, from the early 15th century iron was mined in the area. The visitors centre in Drumshambo town centre, bring this history to life using an audio visual display, other subjects covered are the Leitrim Cavan Railway and sweat houses, forerunners of the modern sauna.

Information about activities and places of interest in the surrounding area are available at the centre, there is also a well stocked souvenir shop selling local arts and crafts. The building also houses the local library.

Tourist Information
Carrick on Shannon
Co Leitrim
Tel +353 (0)71 962 0170
E Mail
Web Site

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 6pm and Sunday 2-6 pm
(Summer Months)

 

 

 

Lough Rynn Estate.
 

The area around Lough Rynn has been occupied for thousands of years, there is a Bronze Age burial tomb near the site of a ruined castle, once the stronghold of the Reynolds clan, who were dispossessed of it in 1622 when it was granted to the Crofton family, the property remained in their hands until 1750 when it was acquired? by The Earls of Leitrim.
In 1832 a house was built by Nathaniel Clements second Earl, when his son William Sydney Clements, succeeded as Third Earl of Leitrim, the house became the administrative centre of a vast estate covering an area of 90,000 acres (36,422 Hectares) in four counties.

Tourist Information
Carrick on Shannon
Co Leitrim
Tel :+353 78 31427
E Mail
Web Site

The estate is open to the public, and is worthy of a days visit it boasts all the usual attractions associated with a country estate. There are Walled Gardens, a Sawmills and Farmyard, Arboretum, Green House and Terraced Gardens. A restaurant, souvenir shop, fast food facility, boat trips and children's nature playground are other features in the park.

More information about The Lough Rynn Estate