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Sligo is a county that celebrates its independent spirit. A place steeped in history and mythology, with a creative tradition that lives in the music, art, poetry and expression of its people. From lakes and rivers to beaches and dramatic limestone mountains, Sligo is a place where ancient sites, spectacular landscapes and rolling waves inspire stories, trails and adventures that will open your mind and invigorate your body.
Idea’s for your perfect holiday in Sligo
Planning your holiday has never been easier as Sligo has a host of activities to make this your perfect holiday. Whether you prefer a fun filled family holiday, a quiet relaxing getaway taking in the beautiful sites Sligo and the Northwest has to offer including a day trip to Coney Island, the local Seaweed baths, Spa’s, Walks, Lakes, Seal Watching and Forest Parks. To the adventure seekers who can try free driving, surfing, sailing, kayaking, kite surfing or scuba driving. Sligo also has world class fishing, golfing and an array of historical cultural sites to visit.
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Enjoy Traditional Irish Culture
The Coleman – Traditional Irish Music Centre
Gurteen, Co.Sligo (10 mins from Cawley’s Guesthouse, Tubbercurry)
Centre: The Coleman Traditional Irish Music Centre is a celebration of Irish Music, Culture and Heritage as expressed in the South Sligo Style of music played by Michael Coleman and other musicians of his time. This community based enterprise in Gurteen, Co.Sligo, Ireland is dedicated to ensuring that the tradition of Irish music remains a living one ‘an traidisián beo’ and that it continues to be enjoyed by all ages and nationalities.
Sligo Folk Park (25 mins from Cawley’s Guesthouse, Tubbercurry)
Fun for young and old: Children can discover how their great-grandparents used to live and those who are still young at heart can take trip down memory lane to rediscover how life used to be in the old days. Enjoy Vintage Day Festival every June, visit their website for more details.
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
The largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the countrys oldest. Over 60 tombs have been located by archaeologists, the oldest pre-date Newgrange by some 700 years. A restored cottage houses a small exhibition relating to the site. Restricted access in centre for people with disabilities (Tombs are inaccessible to people with disabilities).
National Museum of Country Life (30 mins from Cawley’s Guesthouse, Tubbercurry)
Home to the national collection of objects representing the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850. The Museum is set in modern exhibition galleries in the spectacular grounds of Turlough Park House and surrounded by magnificent gardens and lake. Admission to this national museum is free of charge
Claypipe Visitor Centre
Claypipe Visitors Centre is located in Knockcroghery, 8km (5 miles) from Roscommon town. For over 250 years the village was famous for the production of the tobacco clay pipe, or duidin. The Visitor Centre and Workshop are located on the original site of Andrew and P.J. Curley’s pipe factory. The craft of Clay Pipe making has now been revived in the workshop and visitors can watch as pipes are handcrafted using the original methods of production.
Relax & Unwind in Sligo
Voya Seaweed Baths
Voya Seaweed Baths and Spa offering an organic seaweed skincare experience. Voya Organic Seaweed Baths & Spa Seaweed treatments. Imagine relaxing back into a luxurious steaming organic seaweed bath or try a massage, facial, exfoliate or body wrap. VOYA have used generations of acquired wisdom about the sea to bring you an organic beauty range designed to delight and purify your body.