venerdì 6 maggio 2011

Visit Sligo!


From hiking to biking, partying to pampering and everything in between. For a holiday that's as relaxing and exciting as you want and only two and a half hours from Dublin and Belfast, take time to discorever Sligo!

Things to do:

Outdoor Activities

Take a break from the mundane and let your spirits soar with an Irish activity break. From tranquil walks along startlingly beautiful coastline to cycling through lush countryside, there is a range of adventure activities to suit everyone. If water sports are your thing, why not take a surfing or sailing lesson in one of the many sheltered bays. Don't fancy getting wet? Embark on an equestrian adventure through the rolling forests or gallop on a wind-swept beach or try one of the outdooor adventure centres to get your heart pumping. Whatever your choice of Irish holiday activity, it's covered here!

Learn to Fish

Why not try your hand at catching a fish? If you've never fished before and your don't know where to start, check out the Inland Fisheries Ireland website or drop into the local tackle shop. Tackle shops are operated by local, knowledgeable staff and can offer lots of advice, including boat hire, guides/ghillies and tackle hire. There are many tackle shops located all around Ireland.

W.B Yeats Trail.

W.B Yeats was born in 1865 in Dublin.
His life was dovated to writing and raising the Irish nation through his art.
His father, John Butler Yeats, wishing to train as an artist, move the family to London, where Jack Yeats was born.
Both brothers, however, spent alot their childhood years in Sligo with their grandparents and discovered how beautiful this county was. Follow in his footsteps and discover his favourites part of Sligo on his walking trail.

Sligo surfing Club

This is Sligo's best surfing club which opened way back in the 70s. The club has its own excellent facilities including meeting rooms, changing facilities, showers and board storage rooms over-looking the beach in Strandhill.

Places to stay:

Glasshouse Hotel (4 stars)
Yeats Country Hotel, Spa and Leisure Club (3 stars)

Stonecraft (4 stars)
Glenview (3 stars)

Guest Houses
Ceol na Mara (3 stars)
Lough Gara Lodge (2 stars)

Places to Eat
Sligo has many resturaunts to choose from. Here are just some you can try.
Cafe Flear, Sligo Cafe, Deli, Bakery
Yeats Tarvern Resturaunt, Drumcliff Pub
Hazlewood Resturaunt, Sligo Park Hotel-Irish Food
Bistro Biaconi, Sligo Resturaunt-Italian Food

Thursday 17th-Sunday 20th March
Sligo Food Festival / Music Various Venues & Resturaunts & Cafes

Friday 15th- 17th April
Sligo New Music Festival, The Model, The Mall

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