Local Attractions

 

Iorras B&B Sligo Town Co Sligo

Heritage Site Near Sligo Town

One of the oldest megalithic sites is in Carrowmore which is 4km from Sligo Town.  It is reputed to be one of the largest and oldest Stone age burial sites in Western Europe. There are around 30 megalithic tombs to be viewed.

 

Carrowmore Megalithic Buriel site

Sligo Folk Park

Situated in the picturesque village of Riverstown, Sligo Folk Park is accessible from the N4 main Dublin to Sligo Rd. It is an experience all the family will enjoy. The park brings to life the culteral history and heritage of the region. Children will be able to see how people in days gone by lived their lives and it will give them a good insight into how their past relatives spent their days. There is a Traditional Cottage, Museum and Exhibition Hall, Craft Centre, Restaurant and an authentic village street. So there are plenty of things to see and experience in the park and is a great day out for young and old. For more information visit www.sligofolkpark.com

Ben Bulben

Ben bulben is a must see when visiting Sligo.  It was formed during the Ice-age and has a unique shape.  An idilic climbing trail for skilled and amateur climbers is available, where you can experience wonderful scenic views. William B. Yeats wrote a poem about Sligo’s mountain, called, ‘Under Ben Bulben’ . At the foot of this mountain, Drumcliffe Churchyard lies, where the famous poet himself is buried.

Ben Bulben Mountain

Local Amenities:

Strandhill beach – beautiful white, sandy beach
Shopping – A great variety of shops
Restaurants – An array of top quality restaurants
Pubs – Plenty of different public houses to choose from with great atmoshere and music
Cinema – 12 screen multiplex cinema
Strandhill Golf Club – 18 hole links course with club-house
Abundance of Outdoor activites – including, surfing, fishing, walking, horse-riding, sailing, sea-trips and much more.

 

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