Other Activities to keep you busy during Sligo Live
If you’re not already busy enough with the many events lined up for you at Sligo Live, then there is plenty to see and do in Sligo during your stay.
Sligo Activities on Water
Sligo Activities on Land
Voya Seaweed Baths
For pure luxury, pay a visit to Voya Seaweed Baths in Strandhill, County Sligo. Patrons have the luxury of private rooms, each with its own Victorian cast iron bath and steam unit.
Strandhill Surf School
Strandhill Surf School offers surf lessons for children and adults as well as stand up paddleboarding. We have an ideal beachfront premises right by the surf. Distance from Sligo is only 8 kilometres.
County Sligo Surf Club
County Sligo Surf Club in Strandhill, County Sligo is one of the older surf clubs in Ireland, founded in the early 1970s.
Visit iSurfIreland School of Surfing, Sligo’s newest surf school. We offer premium surfing lessons seven days a week at Strandhill beach on the edge of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Perfect Day Surf School
One of Ireland’s leading surf schools, Perfect Day, caters for the needs of all surfers. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced surfer, young or old, they can help you surf better.
Gerry Sheerin Boat Trips
The Ellen Louise, departs from Mullaghmore and Bundoran. Angling, diving, sightseeing, seal, dolphin and bird watching. Trips to Inishmurray Island. Special occasions e.g. children’s parties.
Chain Driven Cycles Bicycle Hire
One of the best way to enjoy the sights of the beautiful North West of Ireland is undoubtedly by bike. Chain Driven Cycles have a wide range of bike hire products available to the local and tourist alike. Do it all on two wheels, or bring one of our bike racks and pick the best bits, the choice is yours.
The Sligo Way
There are magnificent views east over to Ben Bulben, north across Donegal Bay to Slieve League and west to the Nephin mountain range from the high moorland in the Ox Mountains during the early part of the route, and some pleasant woodland lakeside sections towards the end.
Sligo Regional Sports Centre
Sligo Regional Sports Centre offers facilities to suit all the family’s recreational and leisure needs, including a 25 metre indoor heated pool and kids pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room also a well air conditioned fitness suite and a large sports hall.
The centre also offers a spin cycle studio as well as an outdoor Astra- Turf pitch. Also, the sports centre offers courses in swimming, aerobics, aqua fit sessions, etc. Why not come and see it for yourself!.
Shells Seaside Bakery & Café
Shells is the perfect beach cafe, bright and airy with wooden floors located on the Strandhill seafront. It’s a great little spot throughout the day, bustling with surfers and visitors alike with the added benefit of the Shells Little Shop right nextdoor where a range of tasty treats can be purchased to take away with you.
Enniscrone Golf Club
One of Ireland’s great west coast links, Enniscrone is set in the scenic splendour of Killala Bay.
Fancy a day out with the family with a difference? Experience Eagles flying from a birds eye view and even hold them in your hand if your brave enough. Fun for all the family. Ireland’s largest sanctuary for birds of prey and owls offers you incomparable impressions of majestic raptors soaring over one of the loveliest locations to be found.
Coleman Music Centre
The Coleman Music Centre is a community based traditional music and cultural centre. It is dedicated to the memory of the legendary fiddle player, Michael Coleman, universally acclaimed as one of the finest traditional fiddle players of his era. It is also the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Regional Resource Centre.
Mullaghmore Beach is situated in North Sligo next to the picturesque village of Mullaghmore, 25km from Sligo town via the N15. This rural sandy beach is backed by an extensive dune system and with view of Ben Bulben, overlooked by the majestic Classiebawn Castle on the headland.
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in County Sligo is the largest, and one of the most important, megalithic sites in Europe.This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country’s oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old. The oldest pre-dates Newgrange by 700 years and is older than the pyramids. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage houses an exhibition relating to the site. Access to the tombs may be difficult for people with disabilities. Visitors are advised to wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.