Local Attractions

Local attractions in Sligo

Sligo is known for being Yeats County and inspiring both William Butler Yeats and his brother, artist Jack B Yeats, with its beauty. There are a vast number of local attractions around Sligo including the famous Lough Gill and Inishmurray islands. Also, for the more active visitors there is the legendary Knocknarea, home of Queen Maeve’s Cairn or the towering BenBulben Mountain which offers extraordinary views of Sligo. Sligo boasts two fantastic beaches in Rosses Point and Strandhill with the latter being famous for its unforgiving waves bringing surfers to Sligo from all over the world.

For the children there are a number of attractions including Eagles flying – a bird haven which operates magnificent bird shows with some of the rarest eagles. There is also attractions such as horse-riding, leisure centres, jungle gyms and many many more. Sligo is fast becoming one of Ireland’s main tourist towns so why not take your holidays in Sligo this year and see what it has to offer!.

Benbulben Mountain

BenBulben Mountain

Eagles flying

Eagles flying

Seaside resort Rosses Point

Roses point

Knocknarea Mountain

Knocknarea Mountain

W.B. Yeats Grave at Drumcliffe Graveyard

W.B. Yeats Grave

Strandhill beach

Strandhill beach

Lissadell House

Lissadel house

Strandhill Surf School

Surf school