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Wild Atlantic Way Sligo

Almost 2,500 kilometre drive will be the longest defined coastal drive in the world. Stretching along the Atlantic coast from Donegal to West Cork.

The Sligo Southern Hotel, is the ideal stop off point, whether its accommodation or refreshments, Sligo, located along the route is a Discovery Point on the Surf Coast of the Wild Atlantic Way


The Secrets of the Wild Atlantic Way highlights a host of hidden treasures along this amazing route - and Sligo has a multitude of treasures to suit all tastes. Discover Sligo's Heritage and History - Gateway to the North West

Sligo Bay is a natural harbour along the Wild Atlantic Way, overlooked by BenBulben Mountain to the North and Knocknarea to the West, with Sligo City lying at the mouth of this scenic bay.

Sligo has a host of prehistoric archaeological sites to explore, Carrowkeel, Knocknarea, Carrowmore to name but a few, a newly created walk to the top of Knocknarea mountain gives visitors the chance to visit Queen Meave's Grave - a cairn considered to be over 6,000 years old.

Sligo has it all, mountains, hills, lakes, and of course our wild atlantic, offering visitors spectacular scenery while sampling some of the amazing activities and attractions.  


 Book your Wild Atlantic Way Experience at the Sligo Southern Hotel