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Tobernalt Holy Well
Historic Sites, Bodies of Water
Creevykeel Court Tomb
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Knocknarea
#1 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Knocknarea offers a great hike with spectacular views of the surrounding area once you reach the top and along the route. 2 options, one is an easy hike from the carpark side and the other is a moderate hike from...
However there is a Fantastic Interpretive centre nearby and a chance to visit other ancient dwelling sites dating back to the neolithic era (3000bce) Think Indiana Jones and let your discovery begin!
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Carrowkeel
#2 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Hike - Amazing Views! - Well-preserved tombs
An Incredible location in the middle of nowhere, We decided to step at the first parking location and to walk to the cemetery (around 1.5 km) Nice walk, a few rocks to discover and a magnificent view on the Valley...
Rosses Point
#3 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Been here loads of times, and will keep coming back, it's good for everything from views, great walks, great beach, golf course, restaurants but still retains the quality of being unspoilt which is unique these days.
The view of Benbulben is amazing and just makes you realise how amazing Ireland truly is to have the amazing views that you see from Rosses Point!
Drumcliffe Church Drumcliff 6.1 km away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Drumcliff
This beautiful, historic church built in 1809, stands on the site where Christians have worshipped for over 1500 years ... quite simply amazing.
This is a stunning little church with gorgeous views.
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
#4 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
He took us around some of the tombs on the site explaining history, mythology, theories and landscape, which was fascinating and really gave a great context to the site.
On the Knocknarea Peninsula, west of Sligo, an area rich in ancient sites and markings, the Megalithic Cemetery at Carrowmore stands out as an opportunity to wander and imagine the sacred burial rituals of our ear...
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Sligo Abbey
#5 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Our guide was very passionate and knowledgeable about the history of the Abbey as he led through the site.
Here you get to stand and see surviving stone carvings, this is the only remaining sculpted, high-alter in any monastic site in Ireland.
Lissadell House
#6 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
... the house ,Leo ,the tour guide , made the history of the house come alive and was very friendly and informative.The food in the coach house was fantastic and the views from the gardens are beautiful .Five stars!
... it has been very tastefully decorated and the gardens around it are gorgeous with a fabulous view looking out over the sea, we were blessed with fine weather which made our trip even better, we always had tea ...
Yeats's Grave Drumcliff 6.7 km away
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Drumcliff
The site includes an art gallery and a tea shop sandwiched into a small craft shop and featuring homemade soups, pastries and cheesecake.
Lovely church and cemetery and gives Yeat's his view from his final resting place.
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Tobernalt Holy Well
#7 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Small creek runs through flowing water is nice background site and sound.
Its a bit difficult to find but that adds to the experience as well as keeping the site a bit special because not everyone will take the trouble.
Creevykeel Court Tomb
#8 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
An impressive presentation of a court tomb, and if you have an interest in these historical sights, this one is worth stopping at..
Excellent easily accessible site
Sruth In Aghaidh An Aird - The Devil's Chimney
#9 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Refreshing Walk with Stunning Views close to Glencar Waterfall
Visit the Devil's Chimney for the fabulous view of a cascading waterfall in full roar - it's a lovely walk to enjoy the site!
The Lough Gill Drive
#10 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Wow! What a place, I'm into photography and chose Sligo as my Easter base for some photography, and what a choice, with so many Historical sites, Mountains, Lakes, Loughs, Beaches etc within a 10 mile Radius!
The forest walk is stunning and the views are breathtaking.
Parke's Castle Leitrim, Ireland 9.0 km away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Leitrim
They shoed us a 15 minute video about many of the historic sites around Ireland like Park's Castle.The history of the castle is fascinating and the upper floors have been restored very nicely.
Really enjoyed the tour very informative great views from and around the castle.
The Model, home of the Niland Collection
#11 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
... with interior spaces and a modern add-on that lent themselves to galleries with long sight lines, doing justice to contemporary paintings by allowing one to view them from 15 or 20 feet away, as well as close up.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
#12 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
The Famine Family Memorial
#13 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
This monument gives a brief view of the horrific struggles of the potato famine that hit Ireland in the mid 19th century
Roslee Castle
#14 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Incredible place, lovely stroll to the top of the castle and the views are magnificent.
The castle is a dominant landmark and can be seen from a considerable distance.It's a historic site and worth a visit.
County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Society
#15 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Aughris Cliff Walk
#16 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
If you're interested in birding carry on around the bend and climb over the style and ahead there is unbeatable views of auks, skuas, fulmars, shearwaters, gulls, cormorants, shags, a world of sea birds.
We visited a couple of local sights, and unfortunately left it a little late in the day to complete the full walk.
Gleniff Horseshoe Ballintrillick 11.6 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Ballintrillick
Two options either or both well doing ,its a nice 10km loop along quiet roads with spectacular mountain views if walking or driving take a detour by way of the Benwisken Trail.
This is a very dramatic drive starting from the waterfalls at Gleniff Barytes Mill Site and around the inside of the mountain range.
Inishmurray Island
#17 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Killaspugbrone Loop
#18 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
A lovely 1.5 hour ramble featuring sand dunes, woods, a beach, church remains of historical interest and lovely views of Knockerea, Rosses Point and Coney Island.
Church of St. John the Baptist
#19 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Atlantic Sheepdogs Grange 13.8 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Grange
Famine Graveyard Sligo
#20 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Heapstown Stone Cairn
#21 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Moygara Castle
#22 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Ballindoon Friary
#23 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
It’s a highly historical site.
W.B.Yeats Statue
#24 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Powers Court
#25 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo