Local Attractions

Local Attractions Counties Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal

Mullaghmore

Mullaghmore, located along County Sligo’s rugged coastline, is a picturesque village known for its stunning natural beauty and rich history. Set against the backdrop of rolling hills and the majestic Benbulben Mountain, the village attracts visitors seeking tranquility and outdoor adventure. Its pristine sandy beach is ideal for leisurely strolls or exciting water sports. The iconic Classiebawn Castle overlooking the bay adds historical charm to the landscape. Mullaghmore also boasts charming seafood restaurants, providing a perfect blend of scenic exploration and culinary indulgence. Whether you’re interested in scenic vistas, water activities, or cultural experiences, Mullaghmore offers an authentic Irish coastal escape.

Bundoran

Visiting Bundoran in County Donegal offers a perfect blend of Ireland’s rugged beauty and lively seaside charm. Nestled against the Dartry Mountains, the town boasts stunning beaches and cliffs, providing a picturesque backdrop. Adventure seekers can enjoy world-class surfing at Tullan Strand, while families can explore vibrant seaside attractions. Bundoran’s traditional pubs and eateries offer a taste of local hospitality and cuisine. Overall, it’s an ideal destination for those seeking a mix of relaxation and adventure on the Irish coast.

Martin Feeney from Atlantic Sheepdogs with 2 sheepdogs

Atlantic Sheepdogs, Grange

Nestled along the scenic Atlantic coastline, this picturesque region has become a hub for the preservation and promotion of traditional sheepdog herding techniques. Atlantic Sheepdogs in Grange, Co Sligo, is a testament to the rich heritage of working dogs and their skilled handler, Martin Feeney. Whether you are a seasoned shepherd, an avid dog lover, or a curious visitor, Atlantic Sheepdogs invites you to witness the artistry of canine companionship and the age-old dance between shepherd and sheepdog in this captivating corner of Ireland.

Streedagh, Grange & The Spanish Armada

Streedagh in Grange is a captivating coastal stretch that carries echoes of a dramatic chapter in history—the Spanish Armada shipwreck of 1588. Nestled between towering cliffs and the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. As the tale goes, several Spanish Armada ships found themselves at the mercy of the treacherous Irish coastline, leading to numerous shipwrecks along the shores of Streedagh. Today, the area stands as a hauntingly beautiful reminder of this historical event, with remnants of the Spanish Armada scattered along the shoreline, offering visitors a chance to connect with the past and reflect on the enduring interplay between nature and human history.  The Spanish Armada Visitor Centre is located in the village of Grange.

Streedagh Beach
Drumcliffe Church, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo

WB Yeats Grave, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo

Nestled amid the serene landscapes of Drumcliffe in County Sligo, Ireland, lies the final resting place of one of the greatest poets of the 20th century—W.B. Yeats. The poet’s grave, marked by a simple yet poignant headstone, draws admirers and literary pilgrims from around the globe. Set against the backdrop of the picturesque Benbulben mountain, Yeats’s burial site echoes the mystique and lyrical resonance that defined his poetic legacy. As visitors approach the hallowed ground, they embark on a journey through the verses that have woven themselves into the fabric of Irish literary history. The grave at Drumcliffe serves as more than a memorial; it is a tangible link to the soul-stirring words that continue to echo through the ages, ensuring that Yeats’s spirit endures in the very soil from which his inspiration sprang.