Aisling’s Top 6 Places to visit this Autumn in Sligo

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Aisling’s Top 6 Places to visit this Autumn in Sligo

To compliment our tours, plan a visit to Sligo this Autumn and discover all this county has to offer. Enjoy a day trip or take a few days to explore, there’s plenty to see and do……

6. Ewings Sea Angling and Boat Charters

Sligo Boat Charters are located in the picturesque village of Rosses Point in Co. Sligo and offer fantastic boat trips along the Wild Atlantic Way. Your trip can be customised to suit your group and preferences so you can relax and experience the magic of Sligo Bay. A variety of services are available, including deep sea angling, shark fishing, seal watching, sightseeing and island tours. Email for more details.

5. Sligo Walks

Get out and about to admire the beautiful scenery and epic views that Sligo has to offer on one of the many walks around the town and county. Enjoy a forest walk at Hazelwood, a stroll on the beach at Strandhill or Enniscrone or a gentle hike on the Queen Maeve Trail at Knocknarea. The Benbulben Forest Walk offers stunning views of Sligo’s famous table mountain. Visit for a wide variety of routes along with information on the grade of walk, terrain, length and information about each walk.

4. Coney Island

Coney Island is situated in Sligo Bay and is the largest of the three islands off the northern coast of the Coolera peninsula. Escape for a couple of hours and enjoy a stroll or a picnic on a secluded beach. Coney Island is accessible at low tide by driving or walking over the causeway which is marked by stone pillars. Visitors should be aware of the tide times as the bay fills and empties twice a day.

3. Wild Atlantic Sheep Farm

Watch an amazing team of one man and his dog at work on their home turf. Demonstrations daily Monday to Saturday and booking is essential. Visit here for booking and more details.

2. Voya Seaweed Baths

Voya Seaweed Baths are located in the beautiful coastal village of Strandhill in Co. Sligo. Relax into a luxurious steaming bath filled with fresh seawater and wild, organic seaweed which has been hand-harvested on the Irish Atlantic coast. They also have a selection of additional treatments available to book, unwind with an invigorating massage, treat yourself to a detoxifying facial or a hydrating body scrub. Bookings can be made by emailing

1. Eagles Flying

Visit Eagles Flying, Ireland´s biggest centre for Birds of Prey and Owls. It is currently home to about 100 Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons and Vultures and situated on 27 ha of mature parklands near Ballymote in County Sligo. The interactive bird show is an unforgettable experience for all ages as Eagles, Hawks and Owls fly closely over your head or land right beside you. Visit for more details and updates.

If you are planning a getaway for a few days, then check out Adventure Sligo. Choose your adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way from a range of activity providers including kayaking, horse riding, surfing and sailing. Visit for more details.

Check out Sligo Food Trail for a host of accommodation options and places to dine during your visit to Sligo.

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