Leitrim offers a feast for the senses, but don’t just take our word for it, come and see for yourself. We have five taste trails for you to explore, with something for all the family to enjoy:
North Leitrim: To the Waters and the Wild; the words of the famous poet W.B. Yeats encompass the beauty of North Leitrim. From the majestic Glencar Waterdall to the beautiful Tullan Strand and the shortest coastline on the Wild Atlantic Way (Burtterfly Route). Dromahair, Rossinver, Kinlough and Manorhamilton are must stops that boast great food experiences, genuine hospitality and stunning scenery.
Lough Allen and Drumshanbo: Drumshanbo and the area around Lough Allen is emerging as a foodie lovers haven with fabulous places to eat and a hinterland blessed with bakers and organic farming – heaven! Home to the Food Hub – imagine cheese, boxty, desserts, jams, brewing and Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin all under one roof, Drumshanbo has been at the heart of food production since 1935 (home to Bo Peep jams). Drumshanbo is also home to Ireland’s first floating boardwalk opened at Acres Lake.
Leitrim – Shannon Erne Blueway: Running from Leitrim Village along the Shannon Erne Waterway to Ballinamore, the Taste Leitrim Blueway offers a stunning offering of waterside pubs, restaurants and taverns. Charming villages and towns offer boating tourists, the active adventurers and the curious the best of home cooking, genuine and hearty food and welcoming hosts.
Carrick on Shannon: Enjoy a real food tourism buzz with an intriguing offering over 30 places to eat. From fine dining to award winning gastro pub food experiences to world cuisine offerings. Carrick on Shannon’s waterside location provides a gorgeous backdrop to enjoy great food, made by engaging food producers. It was awarded the Purple Flag award which recognises it as a vibrant and safe evening economy.
Drumlin and South Leitrim: From award-winning gastro food to afternoon tea at a Castle, South Leitrim is a microcosm of everything this is special about food in Leitrim. Explore South Leitrim and its gentle rolling hills (Drumlins) and discover a very special food offering. Carrigallen, Mohill and Dromod will intrigue you with their commitment to great food of real character.
We welcome you to explore our taste trails and plan your visit to Taste Leitrim.