map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Killarney
"Heading out of Killarney past the Macgiddycuddy Reeks mountain range with the tallest mountain in Ireland Carrauntoohil on your left out onto our peninsula drive our first stop being ‘Inch beach’ one of the longest beaches in Ireland. You air and soil pollution free.   Leaving Inch you will carry on with the coastal drive through to ‘Gaeltacht’ where the native language is spoken until we come to ‘Dingle’ home to Fungi the Dolphin. Fungi was first spotted in Dingle Bay in the 1980’s and has made it his home ever since. Boats go out enjoy the 'Slea Head Drive’ elevated approximately 330 feet (100 metres) above the ocean the Atlantic on the left mountains to the right and looking out at ‘The Skelligs’ (islands)
From EUR390.00
 
Croagh Patrick Cave and West Summit Trek from Westport Area
"In the early 19th century a man who came to be known as ‘Bob of the Reek’ made his home near the summit of the mountain. He spent the next fourteen years assisting pilgrims in their quest to reach the peak. Winter months were spent in the company of friends at the foot of Croagh if one is to believe that the structure known as ‘Bob of the Reek’s Cave’ was his home. This ‘cave’ which is actually more reminiscent of a medieval holy well faces due north and is very high on the mountain. There is also some controversy as to the true identity of Bob of the Reek. Locals in Lecanvey Village on the northwest side claim him as Robert Geraghty
From EUR30.00
 
Croagh Patrick Pilgrims Hike from Westport Area
"Our first stop is at the statue of St. Patrick normally a ten to fifteen minute walk on an easy gradient. Even at this early stage you will be stunned by the views of Clew Bay and its islands including the birdlike shape of Dorinish which was once owned by John Lennon and the distant guardian of the bay itself – Clare Island once the home of the pirate Grace O’Malley. Looking north
From EUR25.00

Rosses Point Tips (3)

Rosses Point

Following the N15 North out of Sligo takes you to the seaside town of Rosses Point. There are great views of Sligo and the Ocean. The area has many restaurants, especially some good fish eateries. Plenty of caravan space and hotel accomodation locally make this a good spot for a break.

Lyndra's Profile Photo
Lyndra
May 22, 2007

The beach

There's a bus that operates between Sligo and beaches around them. But only Monday - Saturday. And we were there on a Bank Holiday. We decided to rent a car, but everything was closed, including the rent a car office. Luckily.
So we took a taxi. And made sure that before they pick us up, they pick up our suitcases form the hostel and then come to Rosses point and drive us to the bus station.
I've never met a taxi driver as nice as the girl who drove us. On our way to Rosses point we found out everything about her family and her sisters in law. On the way back to Sligo she found out about weather in Croatia.

Rosses point. Its a beach. A nice one. Took us almost two hours to get to the end of it and back. It was really windy and cold. But sunny.

anatlc's Profile Photo
anatlc
May 28, 2006

If you're staying in Sligo or...

If you're staying in Sligo or just passing through, it is worth your while to go out to Rosses Point......http://www.rossespoint.com/ .
It is afew miles outside the town, but it is beautiful. There is a hotel and afew bars out there. Any time I'm travelling, I normally stay out there at least one night and always enjoy it.

Anisha1
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Sligo

Hotels
1 Union Place, Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Hotels
Swan Point, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Hotels
Quay Street, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Hotels
Markievicz Road, Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Hotels
Pearse Road, Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Hotels
Finisklin Road, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
Show Prices
Lyndra's Profile Photo

Lyndra

"Sligeach: Land of my Ancestors!"
View Member
Maryimelda's Profile Photo

Maryimelda

"Diamond of the West Country"
View Member
J.I.M's Profile Photo

J.I.M

"Sligo"
View Member
HORSCHECK's Profile Photo

HORSCHECK

"Sligo - In Yeats Country"
View Member
Conflictrealms's Profile Photo

Conflictrealms

"Sligo, My First Adventure!"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Sligo

Things to Do

Yeats Memorial

For those of you who are fans of the work of W B Yeats, Sligo is the place to be! The grave is way out in Drumcliff but here in the town itself is the Yeats Memorial Building (run by the Yeats Society...
View More
Things to Do

Sligo Abbey

The Baron of Offaly, Maurice Fitzgerald, founded the Dominican Friary in the 13th century. The Abbey has been destroyed by fire in 1414 and has been attacked and ravaged in both the Tyrone War in the...
View More
Things to Do

Benbulben Mountain

Benbulben or more correctly Ben Bulben is a huge formation of shale and limestone which is believed to have been formed during the Ice Age 320 million years ago. It can be seen for miles around as it...
View More
Things to Do

Lough Key Forest Park

There's this guy called Cé - him being a druid buddy of Nuadha Of The Silver Arm - and there he is minding his own business one day standing in a field when suddenly out from the ground comes a...
View More
Things to Do

Slieve League

The highest cliffs in Europe at around 800 feet are situated at Slieve League in Co Donegal. Forget the Cliffs of Moher if you want to expereince real cliffs then come here. In fact one of the...
View More

Getting to Sligo

Address

We don't yet have an address for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Map