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County Sligo is located in the North West Region of Ireland, looking our over the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by counties Roscommon, Leitrim and Mayo. Sligo is well known for its woodlands, lakes, dramatic mountains – such as Ben Bulben and its long sandy beaches, such as Rosses Point, Strandhill and Enniscrone, which are popular with surfers.
County Sligo has strong artistic and literary associations, with the famous Irish writer W. B. Yeats associated with so many landmarks in the county and used the local landscape as an inspiration for much of his writings, such as the “Lake Isle of Innisfree”.
Although Yeats died and was buried in France, as requested he was re-interred “under bare Ben Bulben’s head” in Drumcliff churchyard in County Sligo. His brother the famous painter Jack B. Yeats frequently acknowledged how he never created a painting that did not at least have a thought of Sligo, “Sligo was my school, and the sky above it”.
There is a good selection of Sligo Hotels and Sligo Guesthouses where you can book hotel breaks or special offers.
Thee are a number of attractions to visit in County Sligo, such as Lissadell House, a Georgian mansion belonging to the Gore-Booth Family and was once home to Countess Markievicz, who played an active part in the Easter Rising of 1916. Milview House, near Riverton, houses the Sligo Folk Park, which includes a museum, a village street, a cottage and many agricultural artefacts.
There is also Sligo Abbey, which was founded in the mid-13th century by the Baron of Offaly. Slightly older is Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, which is the largest megalithic burial site in Ireland. On Inishmurray Island, located off Mullaghmore, there are Pre-Christian and early Christian remains.
There are many activities to enjoy in the great outdoors of County Sligo, such as Flat and National Hunt racing at Sligo Racecourse, which is very near to Sligo Town. Or enjoy a round of golf on some of Ireland’s finest links courses, with great views of the Atlantic Ocean such as Enniscrone Golf Club, County Sligo Golf Club and Strandhill Golf Club or enjoy a round on a parkland course such as Ballymote Golf Course.
The North West of Ireland is one of the most popular areas for waterspouts in the country, from surging and kiteboarding to sailing and scuba diving or a spot of deep-sea fishing and when you are tired after a day on the water, why not relax in a seaweed bath in Enniscrone or at Voya in Strandhill and let your worries float away!
For those who prefer to keep their feet on dry land, there are plenty of scenic and challenging walks to enjoy in Sligo, such as the Sligo Way, which starts at Lough Talt and runs for 76 km to the village of Dromahair. Other walks include, Lough Arrow Walks, Hazelwood Sculpture Trail, Dooney Rock Nature Trail and many coastal walks.
Whatever your reason for visiting Sligo you can book a selection of fully approved Sligo hotels and Sligo guesthouses located throughout the county on the Ireland Hotels website. Just use the accommodation search box featured on this page to find Sligo hotel breaks or a guesthouse to meet your needs.
Markree Castle, the Cooper family home for 370 years, has been lovingly restored by the current owner Charles Cooper and his wife Mary to become one of the finest country house hotels in Ireland. Set in a secluded 500 acre estate in County Sligo, peace and relaxation combined with good food, fine wine and old-world charm make a stay at Markree a step back in time. The only castle hotel in Sligo, Markree is a truely unique hidden gem in the heart of Sligo- the only place to go if you are looking for Sligo accommodation with a difference or a Sligo hotel with genuine character.
Located just 3KM from stunning Rossespoint and yet just five minutes drive from Sligo City Centre, the Hotel offer the best of both Worlds - the calm and serenity of the Countryside with the hustle and bustle of the city - the choice is yours. Irelands North West is home to a Wealth of leisure activities, with golf, angling, surfing and hill walking among some of the most popular.
Welcome to Cawley’s Guesthouse, a place of warmth, friendliness and utter contentment. Located in the center of Tubbercurry, with private parking and landscaped garden our family run guesthouse is the perfect relaxing base for your visit to Sligo and the Northwest. Enjoy a welcome greeting from your hosts Teresa and Pierre, who are fluent English and French speakers and would be delighted to recommend local attractions and activities. Cawley’s Guesthouse offers guests a choice of 14 ensuite bedrooms. We pride ourselves on being family friendly while also catering to the business client with free WIFI enabled in selected bedrooms. We offer a wide selection of freshly cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner in our restaurant and by request can provide a delicious picnic for your day trip exploring the Northwest or for your activity holiday. Relax and unwind in the atmosphere of our fully licensed bar and restaurant.
Strandhill Co Sligo; luxury and adventure in the land of hearts desire…The Strandhill Lodge and Suites in the shadow of Knocknarea is a new superior and exciting family run Lodge located on the shores of one of the most stunning unspoilt tourist villages on the West Coast of Ireland. Located two minutes from Sligo regional airport; 5 KM from Sligo town; The Strandhill Lodge and Suites is the ideal location to relax and unwind. Our 4 Superior Suites and 18 Deluxe Rooms are furnished to the highest standard with all modern conveniences within a short walk, we are the ideal getaway for families, couples or indeed the Business traveller. From a relaxing Four - Star romantic getaway to an adventure filled holiday Strandhill has all you could desire in a break away...
This elegant Sligo Hotel is ideally located in Rosses Point, Sligo located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. With a Blue flag beach and a challenging 18 hole golf links nearby, the Sligo Yeats Country Hotel Spa & Leisure Centre provides its guests with a taste of leisure and relaxation amongst the breathtaking beauty of the North West of Ireland.
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