Horse riding on a beach in Sligo
Experience the beauty of Sligo

Attractions in Sligo

Our top five things to do in Sligo

1. Climb Benbulben and Knocknarea

Benbulben and Knocknarea mountains dominate the Sligo skyline. Shadowing the north of Sligo is Benbulben and towards the south lies Knocknarea. Explore the spectacular views from the summit of these two magnificent mountains.

2. Explore Sligo Town

Sligo is a vibrant town with great attractions and amenities for visitors. Stroll the streets of Sligo and absorb the culture, enjoy a browse around the shops or simply experience some of the finest cafes and restaurants the town has to offer.

3. WB Yeats

Explore the County that inspired the great Poet - William Bulter Yeats. WB Yeats spent a lot of time in Sligo and made no secret of his lover for the County. The poet and noble prize winner chose his final resting place at the foot of Benbulben mountain, which can be visited by lovers of his literature. 

4. Golf in Sligo

Take on some of Sligo's best golf courses, Strandhill, Rosses Point and Enniscrone are among the top golf courses in the country.

As well as a great challenge for golfers, they also provide some of the best backdrop scenery in the country.

5. Surf in Sligo

Sligo is becoming one of Europe's top surfing destinations with surfers traveling from all over to catch these waves.

Whether you are a pro or it is your first time, Sligo welcomes you to surf along our Wild Atlantic Way.