FROM THE WATERS AND THE WILDS

EXPLORE COUNTY SLIGO

Sligo is ideally situated along the West coast on the Wild Atlantic way and with so much to see and do, it’s time to discover all this beautiful county has to offer. Whether it’s an epic day trip or a few days away to explore, your visit to Sligo will definitely be a memorable one.

Adventure Sligo

Adventure Sligo is a group of experienced guides and activity providers who offer world class adventures and take you surfing, kayaking, bodyboarding, stand up paddle boarding and more around Sligo.  Explore Sligo’s rural landscape and discover interesting heritage sites in stunning surrounds. Embark on a hiking adventure, cycling tour or sailing trip and see the county in all its glory. With a host of different, energetic providers to choose from, your next adventure will be unforgettable.

 

Attractions & Heritage

Caves of Kesh Sligo View from inside caves

Sligo has a variety of tours and attractions to keep you busy but also slow the pace and relax. Enjoy megalithic sites at Carrowkeel and Carrowmore (visitor centre open). Step back in time in the Caves of Kesh. See the county by horseback with Island View Riding Stables. Play a round of golf at the worlds greatest links courses along the Wild Atlantic Way. Or immerse yourself in a seaweed bath in Voya, Strandhill or Kilcullen’s in Enniscrone.

 

Sligo Food Trail

Find out why Sligo is so popular with foodies with our host of award-winning restaurants, cafes and bars. Sligo Food Trail can even help you plan your trip. The members offer a range of unique food experiences which tie in with local history and heritage or offer something unique that you won’t forget! These independent restaurants, cafes and bars use local produce and ingredients from across our county.

 

Immerse Yourself In the Arts

Sligo is a vibrant hub for culture and the arts. The Hawk’s Well Theatre is the local arts venue and hosts a range of exceptional plays, drama, dance, music, opera and comedy events year-round.  The Yeats exhibition and The Hyde Bridge Gallery are located by Hyde Bridge on the Garavogue River. The historic space exhibits contemporary art and facilitates a forum for artists within a historic space. We are most famous for our connection to Nobel Prize winner, W.B. Yeats, and you can visit his grave at Drumcliffe.

Stay and Play

Sligo is the perfect place to embrace the great outdoors, with our great open spaces, pristine beaches, walking and hiking trails. Take a guided heritage walk and explore coastal nature and scenic mountain treks. Enjoy a stroll along our unspoilt beaches and choose from Mullaghmore Beach all the way down to Enniscrone.

Sligo is also home to a host of great festivals with plenty to choose no matter your taste. There is plenty to choose from to suit all interests and tastes. From Country Music to Sean Nos and Drama to Jazz, Sligo has it all.