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Wherever you are Ben Bulben is watching you from above.

It is like an old friend. Always there at your side. I love it! I dont know how to climb it and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vincent D
Impressive and Majestic!

Saw this on our drive through County Sligo on the way to Yeats' grave. Very impressive and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This forest walk is a great way to get up close views of the majestic Benbulbin. Just off the N15 approx 8km north of Sligo. After Drumcliff take the right-hand turn clearly signposted for Gortarowey. Follow the road straight ahead, and keep left where the...More

12  Thank rollonemptynest
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Information for the hiking community. I was leading a group of friends up Benbulben at the weekend from the Benbulben farm area close to the lane leading to Cartronwilliamoge on OS map 16 (May bank holiday 2014). We were stopped by two men who insisted...More

20  Thank MikeKellyIE
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All reviews forest walk ben bulben table mountain slieve league ice age follow the road stunning views yeats' grave yeats country an easy walk surrounding countryside the main road worth the effort worth the climb sligo town parking area great walk
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Reviewed yesterday

It is like an old friend. Always there at your side. I love it! I dont know how to climb it and didn't try. It is Sligo's answer to Table Mountain in Capetown, but when we were in Sligo it never had a tablecloth on...More

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this on our drive through County Sligo on the way to Yeats' grave. Very impressive and pictures barely do it justice. Once at Yeats' grave, you can see it in the distance and you can see why Yeats' wanted to be buried there. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was on our long drive on N15 from Mussenden Temple to Galway. We didn't stop or anything so I can't say how parking, hiking, etc. is around it but we didn't find it important enough to stop. It's a beautiful rise in the relatively...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't get to climb to the top but just the views and the little waterfalls near the bottom were stunning

Thank cidsgym
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We took the red route forest walk and vey much enjoyed it. An easy walk, mostly flat, but with great views of Benbulben. Took about an hour.

Thank Ajaxtol
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The scenery, landscape is spectacular. We were doing a partial driving tour of the Wild Atlantic way and I just can't say enough about the locations.

Thank concepta4549
Reviewed 4 October 2018

took tour to this site lots to see wear hiking boots. mant beautiful pictures from here enjoyed this day.

Thank Proulxk
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We started from Luke's Bridge, and the trail up was mostly self-evident. Despite wet conditions, we had a great walk. Once up on the tabletop mountain, the walking is mostly flat and the 360-degree views worth the effort.

Thank William R
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This mountain is absolutly beautifull, And vissable for miles when driving to Co Donegall from Sligo. A must for photos.

1  Thank Henry H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The 550 m high trek takes around. 4-6 hours .The view is mesmerizing both the adjoining mountains as well as the view of the beautiful valley and Atlantic from the top. However fog did play spoilsport for our view while we were at the summit....More

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23 September 2018|
Response from kusadasiman | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy, you have had your holiday by now I think, sorry! I have been there a few times but I think the best is from the road to/from Mullaghmore.
Codrin R
21 July 2018|
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Response from QGJohn | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you just want a good view, 15 min, plus time to get to a good spot. Or if you want to hike up it. Which probably takes at least a couple hours to go up and back down. I like the view from around the area of... More
Stefan G
2 December 2017|
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Response from Cyn2Uno | Reviewed this property |
It's sort of out rural from Sligo and the area is best visited in a car really as its a rather large area.