Group Activities in Sligo

Top Large Group Activities & Things to Do in Sligo, Province of Connacht

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  • Lauren L
    New York168 contributions
    On our flight from JFK to Dublin, my partner and I were chatting with a woman who turned out to be from Sligo, and who was surprised we were visiting. She told us to visit Eagles Flying. My partner loves animals so we were already considering it, but she convinced us. We had a great time. You do not need to book, you just turn up at the appointed time (two sessions each day) and pay a very reasonable 15 euro. A staff member gives you a tour of the property, does the show with a good selection of birds, and then lets you into a petting area where you can meet foxes, pigs, bunnies, sheep and others. The staff here is enthusiastic and warm, the animals are very well looked after, and the setting is beautiful. We learned a lot and felt like each visitor got good attention. Do not hesitate - visit Eagles Flying and learn about their work!
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • Táimid Feirmeoirs
    7 contributions
    This walk will not disappoint! The views are spectacular! At about 5km, this is an easy walk and will give you spectacular views of Benbulben and surrounding area.
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • Alison D
    7 contributions
    Definitely recommend this if you're in Sligo area. Park in Sligo Rugby Club & cross road. Follow the steps up then veer right up to Queen Maeve's Cairn. It's really well signed. Views are spectacular! Well worth the climb. Doable & not too strenuous!
    So glad we did it.
    Some off the most amazing views we've seen on a hike!
    Written 19 August 2022
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  • Isaac B
    Ballynahinch, UK391 contributions
    Highly scenic spot, with access to a really nice beach walk.
    A few pub/ restaurants nearby, along with the main hotel, so a handy place for a lunch break.
    Written 22 October 2022
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  • David M
    Sunnyside, NY36 contributions
    Easy to get to from sligo town, lovely places to sit and watch the ocean. Nice cafe and bars close by to eat. Plenty of parking available in nearby parking lot if none available right beside the beach.
    Not ideal for swimming, surfing is popular.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Northwest traveler
    Seattle, WA6 contributions
    We loved visiting this megalithic cemetery and appreciated the opportunity to tag along on a tour before taking the time to visit on our own. Walking along the dolmens and standing stones is an interesting and evocative experience. Across the street viewing the standing circle with the cows grazing will be a memory to always treasure.
    Written 18 September 2022
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  • mary w
    Dublin, Ireland482 contributions
    Great car parking, coffee shop toilets and lovely pathway to the Waterfall. The Lake is beautiful, lovely area for picnic. Pity there is no walk around the lake
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Erin_in_Texas
    Dallas, TX32 contributions
    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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  • disbenmed
    Galway, Ireland85 contributions
    Highlight of visit was the tour by a local guide, real eye opener re life in a big house, not so much upstairs, but below stairs in the servants quarters. Rest of estate was on a ' go your own way' basis. Only downside really was the cafe in the former stables. Service was fine and friendly but the cake we received was day's old and uneatable.
    Written 4 September 2022
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  • Táimid Feirmeoirs
    7 contributions
    Hazelwood is beautiful in the fog! The walk takes about an hour - shorter if you are there for exercise; longer if you are taking lots of pictures.
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • siejoepuntnl
    Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands470 contributions
    Initially, we were only asking for the guided walking tour starting point and time. We ended up in chatting with Emma, an enthousiastic hostess, which gave us excellent recommendations. Although we've visited Sligo many times, and more to follow, she learned us so much more about her town.
    For example, the website John the Map, which lead us to a small venue with outstanding trad music later that weekend.
    The guided tour by David was also very entertaining. David takes you back in history without getting lost in years. We all know W.B. Yeats, but there are more interesting people and stories to be discovered. Very interesting to see Sligo having links to many other countries as well.
    The group was pleasantly small, and included another Sligo man called John. He extended the guided walk for me and my girlfriend. No doubt, he will be a guide in the near future somewhere.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • markusTyrone
    Tyrone365 contributions
    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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  • William G
    17 contributions
    We picnicked here on a cloudy day. Deep forest, a nice view up the lake, and shelter from the rain shower. An easy walk down to Lough Gill and a welcome escape from the narrow, winding roads.
    Written 30 August 2018
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  • Bren W
    Muff, Ireland598 contributions
    This is a superb location for young kids, and older ones too no doubt. The trails are perfect for cycling. Go clockwise and follow the lakes edge, it's nice and flat for little legs. Plenty to see and explore here too, a lovely spot - highly recommended. Great parking at 'half moon bay'.
    Written 18 April 2017
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  • Jason S
    Frederick, MD352 contributions
    Visiting from out of country and saw tickets available for traditional Irish music concert. Bought tickets online easily. Website very good.
    The theatre itself is very welcoming and has a welcoming quality about it. Staff are friendly and helpful. Theatre itself is very cozy and it feels like you are with close friends seeing a show together.

    Really enjoyed our experience.
    Written 23 September 2019
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