Alder Cottage – 3 Day Family Break

Dromahair, Co. Leitrim

Alder Cottage, ideally located beside the Bonet river, near lakes, mountains and the
sea – everything you need for an idyllic family holiday. Sleeping up to 5 people, this
cottage whilst keeping its traditional exterior, has been beautifully restored to the
highest standards. If you want to relax and unwind, this is the place for you.

Day one
Take advantage of the special offer that Adventure Gently is offering to visitors from Alder
Cottage
Drive to Dromahair and meet Adrienne and Graham who will bring you to the River Bonet to start your canoeing adventure. All necessary equipment for the day out on the river, lake or canal, is provided. A chance to see wildlife such as a kingfisher darting across still water or if you are really quiet to see him fishing!
See Lough Gill and its many Islands including Lake Island of Innisfree
Learn some basic canoe strokes, relax and enjoy the tranquillity of travelling by water.

At Adventure Gently, in accordance with their ‘green’ philosophy, they take nothing but
photographs and leave nothing but ripples.
Adventure Gently will take a photo journal of your canoeing adventure for no extra cost.
To book your memorable trip ring Adrienne and Graham at 0851821547 and let them know
you are staying with us. Reduced prices for 2 adults and 2 kids is 150 euros.

On the way back stop at the Village tea rooms or a pint at Stanfords.
Relax back home after a memorable day out!

Day Two
Take a trip to Glenade lake passing through the quaint village of Lurganboy.
Take in the breath taking views of the mountains surrounding you .
According to local legend  Parthalon and his wife Dealghait were the first man and woman to
reach Ireland after the first flood and arrived at Glenade long before the legend of the
monster Dobharchu who was supposed to live in the lake.
Continue on through Kinlough towards Tullaghan , the most northern part of County Leitrim
beside the sea which has the shortest coast line of the whole of Ireland.
Visit the ancient High cross and be stunned by the views accross the sea.
On your way back take the road to Lough Melvin renowned for its unique plants and animals.

Stop off at the Organic centre and visit all the incredible organic gardens and tunnels full of fruit and vegetables and tempt yourselves to some seeds or books in their shop and relax at the newly opened cafe

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