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Walking Holiday in Sligo

Walking in the North West of Ireland - The Great Southern Hotel Sligo is the ideal base for a Walking Holiday in Sligo.

Discover the land of hearts desire by strolling along our atlantic seashore ,woodland walks or the heights of the benbulben . We can offer nine different walks which were compilled by the hotel to suit your particular needs , from a stroll around Sligo town to knocknarea & benbulben mountains , each walk is a loop walk and the route finishes at the same point where it started . We are very lucky to to be surrounded by some of the most scenic & best walking in Ireland. 

glencar valley lake

Download free walking guide here

A full list of Walks and Maps can also be found at

Guided Walks

Seatrails provides guided walking tours that explore the history and archaeology of Sligo's coastal areas. There are countless monuments and remarkable sites that are sure to keep you enthralled. If you want to find out more about the history of Sligo's landscape, then come outwith Seatrails and explore!

Trekking North West Advertures

Trekking – North West Adventure Sligo.  We are surrounded in gorgeous mountain terrain.  From the Curlews to Carrowkeel, to the Sligo Leitrim Glens, to Cuilcagh and back to Slieve Aniern.

Can design your trek to suit your abilities and needs and show you all the secret locations like:Diarmiad & Grainne’s Cave, Megalithic Chambered Tombs, Pinnacle Gully and Ben Bulben by the Forest Walk


Guided Nature Walks & Bird Watching

Visiting the North West of Ireland and enjoy discovering nature, explore its attractive scenery and wildlife. Rob is also a skilled guide and works actively in Nature Tourism, leading guided walks in a variety of natural landscapes in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.