County Sligo Tourist Information

ben bulben sligo tourist infoCounty Sligo is situated in the north west of Ireland in the province of Connacht with spectacular scenery amazing views and some of the best surfing in the world.

Where to go in County Sligo

Inishcrone is a popular seaside resort in Killala Bay on the west coast domain of Ireland. It features 3km of beautiful Blue Flag beaches, surfing schools  and if you want to try something healthy, try the Seaweed Baths. The Ox Mountains offer a spectacular background to this shoreline.

As the poet WB Yeats stated, The location that has actually truly affected my life most is Sligo.
The remains of WB Yeats are located below the lovely Benbulben Mountain in Sligo where he got his motivation for his poetry. The mountain is located just 5 miles from Sligo town and is well worth a visit to take in the spectacular scenery.

Sligo is a truly beautiful county. For water loving tourist, you will certainly enjoy Sligo since it is really blessed with tranquil lakes and remarkable beaches on the edge of Atlantic Ocean. Due to its location on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, variable is a huge amount of different marine animals.

In Strandhill, just 7km from the town of Sligo, a little airport which gets air travels originating from Dublin and Manchester while Ireland West Airport Knock, which is over the county border of Mayo, caters global air travels.

Sligo Town

Sligo town has great roadway and rail links, and Sligo Airport is simply 5 miles from the primary town in close-by Strandhill. Sligo has constantly had an effective voice through regional journalism with the Sligo Champion paper, established in 1836, still going strong. This publication now competes for interest together with the Sligo Post and the Sligo Weekender.

The town of Sligo has lots of bars, dining establishments and cottages for the tired tourist. Experience, relaxation, and having fun are exactly what the county of Sligo gives every traveler as well as the residents of the town.

Trains run daily from Dublin station to Sligo.

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb  lies at the slope of Bricklieve Mountain- 20 miles south of the town on Sligo- is a collection of ancient grave that is not that simple and is a great location to check out. The grave is older than the pyramids in Egypt so the location is well worth a visit..

Coney Island, Co. Sligo

Majestic Island of Coney is for those tourists who take pleasure in beaches and island jumping. Some travelers have a hard time leaving the beach since it is so fantastic there.

You can visit the island when the tide is out. However numerous tourists as well as residents got stuck in the sand due to the instable tide times. It is suggested to consult the residents who have more understanding of the modifications on the sea about the tide times.

Check out this video of tourists making the crossing to Coney Island, Sligo by car.

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