Kinlough, Co. Leitrim

Kinlough (Irish: Cionn Locha) is a beautiful village in County Leitrim situated about 3km (2 miles) from Bundoran, County Donegal , (cionn Locha which means head of the lake) is at the head of Lough Melvin.

Lough Melvin is worldwidely famous for it's salmon and trout fishing. The lake runs from Kinlough to Garrison which is in County Fermanagh. The first salmon of the year has often been caught on the river Drowes which runs from the lake.

Lough Melvin has several small islands, on one of which are the ruins of Rossclogher Castle. On the mainland near by is the ruined Rossclogher Abbey. A captain in the Spanish Armada named De Cuellar is said to have taken refuge in the castle after being wrecked on the Sligo coast. 

Gardens

Salthill Walled Garden - County Donegal
Salthill Walled Garden
Mountcharles, Co. Donegal
When Elizabeth Temple started to reclaim a 200 year old walled garden, she did the logical thing and started gardening near the door. Nothing remained in the walled acre except a greenhouse and some paths, and a new garden - rather than a restore ...

Golf

Donegal Golf Club - Murvagh Donegal County Donegal ireland
Donegal Golf Club
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Course Type: Parkland
Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh, Co Donegal is an outstanding links golf course. Designed by the legendary course architect, Eddie Hackett, it is continually featured in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Ireland and Great Britain.

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Bruckless House Gate Lodge
Bruckless, Co. Donegal
The first gatelodge at Bruckless House was built in the eighteenth century, before the railway came to the area. When this iron road arrived, it passed through the site of this building of which there is now no trace. In the early 1900s, Thomas K ...

What's On

Origin Farmers Market (Manorhamilton) - Co Leitrim - Fridays
Origin Farmers Market (Manorhamilton) - Friday 9am - 2pm

Beepark Resource Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim

Contact: Gerard Creamer - 071 985 6935

Tourist Attractions

Parkes Castle - Fivemile Bourne County Leitrim Ireland
Parkes Castle
Fivemile Bourne, Co. Leitrim
Rising three storeys tall, in a picturesque setting on the banks of Lough Gill Parkes Castle is a restored plantation castle of the early 17th century. It was once the home of Robert Parke and his family. The Courtyard grounds contain evidenc ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Sligo
Sligo, Co. Sligo
This relatively new hotel is not especially attractive from the road but, once inside the door, it’s a different story as it has a lovely light and appealing atmosphere, a huge welcoming flower arrangement in the large foyer, and staff who ...
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