Many of Leitrim’s key attractions are close to Carrick-on-Shannon, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club and the incredible Lough Key Forest Park. Two more worthwhile attractions close by Carrick-on-Shannon are the Sliabh an Iarainn Visitor Centre and Lough Allen.
To better understand Leitrim, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Arigna Mining Experience in Ballyfarnon.
Take a break from sightseeing and indulge in a game of golf at the Boyle Golf Course in Boyle.
When you’re ready to wind down after a long day exploring the many charms of Carrick-on-Shannon, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, the Bush Hotel, and the Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa, Ballyfarnon.