Sights & landmarks in Sligo

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Sligo Landmarks

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  • Rob H
    London7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fairly hard hike to the top on very well made gravel and wooden steps. The wooden steps are spiked so provide good grip but make sure that you have good walking shoes, especially if it's rained anytime recently - it's West Ireland, it's always raining!
    Getting down is a bit more daunting than going up but nothing too bad. There are a couple of ways up though so I can only speak for the coastal route coming from the Sligo Rugby Club.
    The views are fantastic at the top and Queen Maeve's resting place is worth seeing - no idea how they got all those huge rocks up there!
    It's windy, make sure you're suitably clothed and ready but it's worth it!
    Written 21 October 2023
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  • Lois A
    Fredericksburg, VA186 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was one of my favorite sites to see in Ireland. It absolutely blew my mind. Incredible to think about how these were built and what the people would have been like.
    Written 8 October 2023
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  • buttercup_ts
    Tullahoma, TN1,017 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful area to go and relax. Beautiful views with many stopping areas.

    Parking - There is several dedicated parking lots that are paved and easily accessible.

    Many entry points to the beach or up to Bowmore Head Battery which you can see all the way down the coastline.
    Written 16 January 2024
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  • Lois A
    Fredericksburg, VA186 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots of ruins of abbeys in Ireland. That is for sure. This was another good one. Well worth seeing.
    Written 8 October 2023
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  • Jackie D
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful peaceful little place of reflection. Rosary is said here every evening in May.
    Must see if you are passing through.
    Written 21 May 2023
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  • bitiao2016
    Enniskillen, UK40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A visit to this beautiful, historical house is a must for fans of Irish history. Paul was a great tour guide, lively and personable. The tour itself however was perhaps a little rushed. The numbers on the tour were also quite large - I would suggest too large. It's also a pity that the house isn't in state ownership - as it's privately owned, the entire upstairs is off-limits.

    The coach house has been turned into tea rooms, and although the space itself looks pretty, on a cold, wet and windy July day, the high ceilings and bare walls meant it was cold and uncomfortable to spend a few hours in before our tour started. There were also limited refreshments available - just a couple of traybakes, and tea and coffee.
    Written 7 July 2023
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  • Sue W
    Bolton, UK247 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much history, it’s a very short walk off the side of the main road. Walk up the path near the tree full of rubbish
    Written 30 October 2023
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  • Erin_in_Texas
    Dallas, TX33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Getting here is no joke. The roads are tiny and you feel like you're just leaving your car in a field. BUT it is soooo worth it! The signage isn't great so we didn't know if we could go through the gate or not - you can - but we enjoyed our walk anyway. It was cold and rainy and windy, but we pressed on, sharing space with all the sheep. I think part of the adventure was just not knowing where we were going or when we'd arrive. (We didn't see anyone else until we left and ran into the farmer who was tending his land and sheep.) The landscape was lovely and when we finally got to the top and found the tombs were were in awe. So impressive! We only investigated the first 2 because we were literally fighting the wind to stand upright, but it was worth it. This was one of the highlights of our 8-day trip!
    (You can skip about 15 minutes of the walk each way by driving through the gate and parking a bit further up the hill. I think it took us about 45 minutes each way.)
    Written 20 June 2022
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  • brian h
    Vista, California 12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most friendly, informative and useful heritage center visited in our 3 week travels through 6 counties. Padraig was a delight....bright, helpful and helped us so much with our ancestor search. I would highly recommend anyone who is visiting the Sligo area to search for their Irish roots to stop by this heritage center.
    Written 2 August 2023
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  • markusTyrone
    Tyrone380 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have circumvented this lough by bike and car and it really is a lovely part of the world. Care needs to be taken as some of the drivers I met don't think that there may be another car around the corner and the roads can be narrow. Worth doing though.
    Written 31 October 2021
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  • james
    Oderzo, Italy2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I was in Sligo for one month, the first week I was there I visited the Model and I found it fascinating. Recently they opened two other exhibitions and of course I had to go back and see them so I visited The Model one more time. The two new exhibitions are amazing and the cafè there is lovely. The staff is polite and very helpful. The building is completely accessible, with automated doors, a lift and corridors wide enough for wheelchairs.
    Written 14 July 2022
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  • Claire C
    Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The well signposted, safe walk skirts the headland along the cliff path, across fields and down quiet roads. The information panels are beautifully illustrated and give natural, historical and social information. All elements are well maintained.
    Written 22 August 2023
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  • Jack Wilmith
    Dublin, Ireland111 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    While I wouldn't describe it as a turn-of-the-century gem, it certainly pleases the eye. The presbytery building with the statue of the bishop and a gabled window is very well detailed. The interiors of the church are quite dark, due to quite small windows located mostly up in the main nave. Very interesting coloured mosaic floors.
    Written 8 February 2023
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  • suzannahMT
    Pleasant Hill, CA83 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited this memorial on our self-guided foot tour through Sligo. While it's not the largest memorial, it's impactful on an intimate, personal level. We were glad to see it during out time here.
    Written 17 December 2018
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  • Cliodhna73
    Sligo, Ireland14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful but poignant reminder of Irish island life. Well worth a visit, especially on a clear day.
    Written 19 May 2017
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