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County Leitrim Holiday Packages

Accommodation, flights, car rentals, things to do and more - for your holiday in County Leitrim choose Expedia! Find everything you need to organise your trip to County Leitrim in one place. Enter your dates in the search bar above or scroll to our top deals below!

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Lough Rynn Castle
Lough Rynn Castle
4 out of 5
Mohill, Mohill, Leitrim

Situated in Mohill, this hotel is 19.9 mi (32.1 km) from Lough Key Forest Park and 29.9 mi (48.1 km) from Cuilcagh Mountain.

4.6/5Exceptional! (230 reviews)

"Great place,great staff & service, beautiful gardens, lovely walks etc"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Lough Rynn Castle
Leitrim Marina Hotel
Leitrim Marina Hotel
3 out of 5

Situated in Carrick-on-Shannon, this hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Sliabh an Iarainn Visitor Centre, Lough Allen and Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club. Arigna ...

4.3/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

"Colette who we had been dealing with prior to arrival greeted us at check in and was very friendly and helpful. The hotel adhered to government guidelines with a one way system in place seperating those checking in/out and those going to the restaurant/bar by different entrances, it was very clean ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Leitrim Marina Hotel
The Courtyard Apartments
The Courtyard Apartments
3 out of 5
Main Street, Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim
The price is £80 per night from 9 Feb to 10 Feb

Situated in the shopping district, this aparthotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club, Lough Key Forest Park and Lough Allen. Boyle Abbey ...

4.2/5Excellent! (28 reviews)
Very nice

"Very nice apartment, well-fitted, and near the town centre with easy walking to restaurants and shops. We were there on the off-season and it was very nice. We're looking forward to visiting again in the summer months."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

The Courtyard Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in County Leitrim

Leitrim Views and Scenery

County Leitrim Holiday Guide

There aren’t many people in Leitrim, but that just means the locals are friendlier. It’s one of Ireland’s smallest counties and has the lowest population – but also the longest waterway, the most peaceful atmosphere and some of the most welcoming pubs.

The best way to explore County Leitrim is in a boat. The Shannon and the Erne rivers were linked up in 1994 to create nearly 500 miles of waterway, through canals, rivers and lakes all around the county. It’s possible to cruise for days along the Shannon-Erne Waterway without backtracking and find riverside pubs and restaurants, tiny picturesque villages and spectacular mountain scenery. The waterway has 34 stone bridges and 16 locks along its navigation and there are marinas and mooring spots at very regular intervals.

Lough Allen dominates the centre of Leitrim while Lough Melvin to the north marks the border with the UK. Next to Lough Melvin is the Aghavoghil Bog, a peatland with some rare fauna and flora, although it can be hard to access.

History and Heritage in County Leitrim

County Leitrim was controlled by the O’Reilly clan in Dromahair until the arrival of the Norman invaders in the 13th century. Carrick Castle was captured by Robert the Bruce in his battles with the English. The county was earmarked for English and Scottish plantation settlers in the 16th century and Carrick-on-Shannon was established as the county town in 1607 by King James I, with other settlements springing up including the Parke's Castle .

But the planters struggled with Leitrim ’s soil and during the Irish famines of the 19th century, County Leitrim was very badly affected, losing around a quarter of the population in 10 years to starvation and emigration. The county was put back on the map by Irish poet WB Yeats, who was a frequent visitor to Leitrim and was inspired by the Glencar Waterfall .

Sport and Leisure in County Leitrim

The Shannon-Erne Waterway is the biggest attraction in County Leitrim, with cruisers available to hire at Carrick-on-Shannon and other towns for a long trip. Those who prefer to sleep on dry land can still enjoy the water – Lough Allen is the place to go for kayaking and white water rafting in the nearby rivers. The abundance of trout and salmon make the county a haven for anglers. Hillwalking is another popular activity, from Ballinaglera, Ballinamore and along the Leitrim Way, while cyclists can find the Kingfisher Trail and the North West Trail in Manorhamilton. Golf courses can be found near the larger towns.

Events and Shopping in County Leitrim

Artists have long had an affinity for Leitrim, from the poetry of Yeats to the traditional Irish music of Carrick-on-Shannon, which hosts several festivals a year celebrating music and literature. There are also several craft centres around the county, working in crystal, sculpture and organic materials. Carrick-on-Shannon is the place to find most major shops, although the port of Sligo just to the north-west of Leitrim may offer more choice for mainstream purchases.

Enjoy County Leitrim

They say they sell land by the gallon in Leitrim, and the Shannon-Erne Waterway is certain to be a highlight of any visit. The relaxed pace of life and warm welcome from locals means County Leitrim is a great holiday destination.

The Advantages of County Leitrim Weekend Breaks 

Discover a different side of the British Isles with a weekend break in County Leitrim. Take short breaks away from home and enjoy some quality time in a beautiful place. You’ll come back feeling refreshed and inspired. You can have an action-packed County Leitrim weekend break or get some peace with a relaxing holiday. Whatever experience you’re looking for, find it with our deals on hotels in County Leitrim.

Cheap Weekend Breaks to County Leitrim 

There are lots of ways to take cheap weekend breaks to County Leitrim. Expedia offers deals on car hires and hotel rooms and covers trips for all kinds of travellers. The best way to save is with our holiday packages in County Leitrim. First, choose your car hire and hotel reservation. Then we’ll bundle them together into one discounted price. Solo explorers, couples, families, and groups of friends can discover budget solutions for their weekend breaks. Once you arrive, enjoy some of the fun things to do, many of which are free or cheap to experience. 

County Leitrim Romantic Weekend Breaks 

Couples love taking romantic weekend breaks in County Leitrim. Whisking your lover away for a romantic County Leitrim weekend break is the perfect opportunity to make new memories together. Expedia offers all kinds of hotel options, so you can find romantic hotels in County Leitrim and choose the best place for you. Check out our deals on beautiful properties, and you’ll save even more when you choose to package your hotel reservation with a car hire. 

Family Weekend Breaks in County Leitrim 

Set some time aside to experience family weekend breaks in County Leitrim. There are plenty of excellent family-friendly hotels in County Leitrim within our selection of hotels. You can also find a place to call home in one of the holiday rentals in County Leitrim. With accommodation, activities, and adventure all waiting, there’s never been a better time to plan County Leitrim family weekend breaks. 

Plan your County Leitrim holiday with Expedia

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Frequently asked questions

If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my County Leitrim holiday package?
Don’t worry if you’re rethinking your County Leitrim holiday package — you can cancel or change your booking. And if you’ve booked it within 24 hours, you may be able to do it for free. However, bookings made more than 24 hours ago may incur fees from your airline, hotel or car rental company. We realise life can occasionally throw a spanner in the travel works, so look up our Customer Service Portal if that occurs. When you’re ready to make changes, we’re ready to help.
What are the top hotels in County Leitrim?
When it comes to properties in Carrick-on-Shannon, Bush Hotel and Carrick Plaza Suites by The Key Collection are two popular options. If you’re also spending time in Ballinamore, Buille Toll - Bed & Breakfast and Hamill’s Bed & Breakfast will make you feel right at home.
When is the best time of year to visit County Leitrim?
July, June, August is known to be the busiest season in County Leitrim, while February, December , October is typically much quieter. If you’re after a good deal on your County Leitrim holiday, consider the month of January . Keep in mind that August is usually the most expensive time to visit.
How far in advance should I book my County Leitrim holiday?
While not all airlines release ticket prices early, you can usually look up international airfares on Expedia up to a year in advance. This is the time when you can bag some incredible deals. If you’re booking at the last minute, you could still be in luck. Low prices sometimes appear a few weeks prior to departure.
What should I know before booking a County Leitrim travel package?
So many places to travel to, so many things to do. With a travel package, you can check more of them off your list. Combine your flights, hotels and rental cars and score big savings.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later County Leitrim holiday packages?
Having joined forces with online lender Affirm, Expedia provides financial freedom with a Book Now, Pay Later option for hotel and activities packages. Get the money side of things sorted with a single upfront payment or split the cost of your journey over a number of installments. There’s a payment option to suit every wanderer.