Ballymote castle is a large rectangular keepless castle, built around 1300. It has many similarities with Beaumaris Castle, in Anglesey, Wales, built by King Edward I of England. The entrance has a ddouble-toweredgate, and Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Sligo
Heading to Sligo and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Sligo coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Heapstown Cairn is believed to enclose a passage grave and is 57m in diameter and about 6m high.
Sligo County Museum is a museum in a former clergy house dedicated to the history of County Sligo.
Carrowmore is a megalithic tombs complex that has 30 surviving monuments and is among the oldest used passage tombs, the earliest depositions of approximately 3700 BC. Most of the sites Read more [...]
Sligo Folk Park shows rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century. The Folk Park is set in the grounds of the authentically restored Millview Read more [...]
The Yeats Memorial Building is home of the Yeats Society and centrally located on Hyde Bridge, in Sligo Town Centre. A literary hub features an exhibit on Yeats’ life, a reference Read more [...]
Sligo Cathedral wss designed by George Goldie, one of the foremost Catholic architects in England in the nineteenth century, and opened in 1874 by Cardinal Paul Cullen of Dublin and Read more [...]
Sligo Bay lifeboat station was established in 1988 and operates an inshore lifeboat. Station open Sat mornings and shop weekends.