Sligo’s countryside is wild and rugged, fringed by the Atlantic ocean and dotted with magical woodlands, lakes and mountains. It inspired one of Ireland’s most famous poets, W.B. Yeats, who is buried in Drumcliffe, at the foot of the magnificent Ben Bulben.
County Sligo has an extremely high concentration of ancient remains including the Megalithic cemetery at Carrowmore and the Neolithic cairn at Knocknarae, known as Queen Maeve’s grave. There are wonderful castles and period houses to visit including Lissadell House, Markree Castle and Parkes Castle.
The beautiful duned Blue flag beaches along Sligo’s coastline at Enniscrone, Rosses Point and Strandhill have become very popular with surfers from all over the world. Traditional seaweed baths are available in some wonderful spas in Sligo town.
Golfers have plenty of choice in Sligo with a variety of championship links. The coastline offers excellent deep-sea fishing and boat trips are available out into Killala Bay from Enniscrone pier.
Our lovely self catering accommodation in Sligo offers guests the perfect base from which to explore Sligo’s magnificent coastline and also neighbouring Donegal, Mayo, Leitrim and Roscommon.