The district where the northwest island meets the Atlantic Ocean is a land of unspoiled delight and green majesty. Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim feature areas where the traveler can truly forget civilization and enjoy the land as it was meant to be.
Donegal offers a summation of all that is rich, green Ireland: heather-covered moors, rolling hills and farmland, along with the coastal splendor and rocky cliffs of Donegal Bay. There is also the medieval aura of Donegal Castle and its Glenveagh equal farther inland, along with the monastery at St. Columba.
The Yeats brothers, W.B. and Jack, found the inspiration for their poetry, drama and artistry in Sligo. It remains a major port town and the largest in northwest Ireland, and several picturesque bridges span the major river, Garavogue. Sligo Abbey, the Municipal Art Gallery and the county museum offer more cultural sights.
At Leitrim, visitors will find peace and solitude among the hills and waterways, especially if fishing or rafting is a passion; travel to Carrick-on-Shannon to find more than 40 lakes with no limits for the angler. For a more tranquil experience, walk the storied altitudes and glens of Manorhamilton as so many others on holiday do.
When your travels end and your boots wear thin, you'll find rest and relaxation in any of the cottages and apartments we offer, some of which may also have boats to rent so you can take your adventure off the trails and into the lakes.
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