Tawnylust Lodge
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Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks 2014

Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks offer nature, foraging, archaeology and bird watching walks in the North Leitrim and Sligo areas with local guides.

Saturday Feb 15th Valentine's Walk

Glenfarne Forest, Co. Leitrim Connect with the landscape and feel the earth beneath your feet this Valentine’s weekend in Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim. Join local guides Tina and Nuala from Leitrim Landscapes for a quirky romantic walk in Glenfarne forest, some breath taking views and lots of foraging knowledge on some ‘wild’ food of love and how best to put it to use!

Duration of walk 1.5 hours approx and not strenuous. Cost E10

Sunday May 25th Dawn Chorus

Glenfarne Forest, Co. Leitrim 4.30am
Experience this wildlife spectacular as you stroll through the Tottenham estate. This is a unique opportunity to listen in to the chatter of our feathered neighbours. Follow the forest paths and encounter the inhabitants of the woodland. Learn what they are saying and who is who. Enjoy fabulous views of Lough MacNean and expert guide Rob will let you in on a few ornithological secrets! Enjoy scones & hot drinks afterwards.

Duration of walk 2 hours approx and not strenuous. Cost E15, children half price

Saturday June 21st Solstice Shenanigans

Solstice walk to Tullysheherney, Manorhamilton. 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.

Duration of walk 1.5 hours approx. Cost E10, children half price

Wednesday July 9th Riverside Meander at Lurganboy

Starting out from Manorhamilton Castle, join Rob Wheeldon on a walk into the Bonet river valley nearby at Milltown wood. Here we’ll look out for the birds, butterflies, bumblebees and dragonflies that make their home in the native woodland and flowering plants. We might see bird species such as the blackcap, jay dipper and insects including the silver-washed fritillary - Ireland’s largest butterfly.

Duration of walk 1.5 hours approx, Cost E10, children half price

Thursday July 24th Lough Gill Innisfree Walk

Join us on this fabulous walk in Yeats country from Trawane Bay, Dromahair. Follow the Sligo Way to Slish Wood by the lake shore. Discover the flora and fauna of the area while enjoying fabulous views and hearing about the interesting geology of the area. Have a relaxed lunch in the woodland.
Duration 4 hours approx, Cost E25 adults, children half price

Sunday Aug 24th Romance, Reminiscences & Rare Mushrooms Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim

Hear the history of the Ballroom of Romance and Glenfarne Railway station. Forage through Glenfarne demesne for mushrooms such as charcoal burner, orange milkcap and maybe even a chanterelle or two. Enjoy the fabulous views on this lakeside forest trek and some of the artwork on McNean sculpture trail

Duration 4 hours and not strenuous. Cost E25 adults, children half price

Sep 7th Fun Fungus Forage at Fowley’s Falls, Rossinver, Co. Leitrim

Join us for a mushroom forage along the Glenaniff River in Rossinver. Indulge your hunting skills and enjoy the extraordinary waterfalls in this limestone valley as you forage for edibles and enjoy nature. Amongst the hazel and conifer forest you will discover mushrooms such as birch bolete and orange milkcap. Spot the insect inhabitants of the forest floor including the fungus gnat who’ll be on the same mission as you! We’ll give you a cooking tip too!

Duration 4 hours and not strenuous. Cost E25 adults, children half price

Sunday Oct 5th Fundraising Fun walk for Peru

Leitrim Landscapes Guided Walks guides will bring you on a wonderful walk on one of our fav locations. There is no charge but we'd like you to donate to a Women's & children's charity that we love near Lima Peru that a friend of ours runs. We'll let you know the walk location nearer the time

Duration 2 hours approx and complimentary refreshments served afterwards

Groups welcome, group rates apply.

Walks can be tailor made for groups outside these dates.

Pre Booking essential
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Phone: 087 9172143
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