Coopershill Guest HouseCoopershill Guest House
Down Yonder B and BDown Yonder B and B
Temple House Guest HouseTemple House Guest House

Looking for somewhere to stay in Sligo? We will recommend a few places for you to match the location of our trails!

If you are looking for somewhere truly authentic to stay in south County Sligo, we recommend that you treat yourselves to a luxury stay in Coopershill Guesthouse.
It is located in beautiful green countryside in the south of the county, not far from scenic Lough Arrow. The house is surrounded by woods, has a gorgeous rose garden, overlooks the river and the family will give you a warm welcome when you arrive into historic rooms with large open, log fires. This matches our Carrowkeel Tombs Trail

Another charming, historic house is Temple House Guest House, c.23 kms southwest of Sligo Town. Find them at This is the home of the Perceval family for the last 350 years. Roderick and Helena now run it with their family. It is situated on a lake front where a ruined castle and Knights Templar stand. The approach to it is a winding avenue through a rolling green field where sheep graze under tall decidous trees. The house is filled with interesting memorabilia, paintings and artefacts. The bedrooms are huge and the host and hostess are hospitable. This matches our Carrowkeel Tombs Trail

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If you want to stay in a modern, luxurious guesthouse/B&B which is located in a scenic part of Sligo by the sea, then ’Down Yonder’ is for you. It is located 15 mins from Sligo Town, above the village of Rosses Point which is full of maritime history and very scenic. This guesthouse offers luxurious accommodation, a delicious wholesome breakfast, a relaxing environment and easy access to all that Rosses Point & Sligo Town have to offer. This matches our Yeats Trail

’Seashore Bed and Breakfast’ is run by Ann Campbell and is an Award-Winning Country Home situated on a 3-acre site, offering Luxury Accommodation. It is 10km from Sligo and just 50 metres from the sea. Enjoy breakfast in the Conservatory/Diningroom overlooking Knocknarea Mountain, the Ox Mountains and Ballysadare Bay. They have access to a shore walk which offers beautiful views for walkers and birdwatchers. They have a landscaped garden and Tennis Court for their guests and a nice TV lounge with a real turf fire! 

Nestled within ‘Yeats Country’, 20 mins north of Sligo Town and off the beaten track, Ocean Heights B&B overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Innismurray Island along the Wild Atlantic Way and is only a five minutes drive from historic Lissadell House and Gardens. It is family run and has rooms that have ocean or garden view. If you looking for things to do, the owners will organise for you to horse ride, cycle fish, golf or do guided heritage trails with us. There are gorgeous beaches close by to relax on. This matches our Spanish Armada Trail

**Situated on the Atlantic Way in north County Sligo, offering uninterrupted panoramic views of Dernish Island, the Atlantic Ocean and the Donegal Mountains, ’The Lookout’ Bed and Breakfast is a modern contemporary home, offering a fantastic guest experience. A horse riding centre is right beside their B and B which offers fabulous Beach rides . You can do a Heritage on Horseback ride here with Seatrails. Mullaghmore Headland (Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point) is only 10 minutes from here. They have free WiFi and free private parking.

If you are vsiting North Sligo and looking for a quiet stay and a gorgeous beach to walk on, we recommend The Pier Hotel in Mullaghmore. This little hotel is very cosy and comfortable, situated on the waters edge in a very old, historic harbour where  from the Dartry Mountains and mighty Benbulben Mountain can be admired. Mullaghmore headland juts onto onto Donegal Bay and there is a choice of watersports or leisure pursuits that you can do here. It is the site of the ’big wave surfing’ in the winter time. This matches our Spanish Armada Trail  

If you are staying in Sligo Town, we recommend the Riverside Hotel. This is a cosy hotel nicely situated along the pretty Garavogue River. It is only a 2 minute walk from tapas bars, pubs and restaurants and if you want to enjoy tranquility or sport along the river, you can walk, cycle or SUP paddle there. There is lots of wildlife alogn the river to watch while you sit with a coffee overlooking a weir. The staff are friendly and the food is good. Check them out here and tell them we sent you! 
If you are visiting the surfing village of Strandhill, which is very close to Sligo town (15 mins drive) and on the Atlantic, we recommend Strandhill Lodge and Suites. This is a luxury apart-hotel with fabulous views out onto Sligo Bay. The hotel is squeeky clean, has gorgeous spacious rooms with balconies and you will be treated very well by the staff. This matches our Strandhill Heritage Trail or Queen Maeve’s Trail 


The Benwiskin Centre is located in a beautiful scenic, rural part of north Co. Sligo in the shadow of Benwiskin Mountain and is an ideal base to explore the North West of Ireland. The Centre has 5 private rooms and 1 dorm room and can sleep 28 people and can be hired in it’s entirety to groups. They are a short distance from Mullaghmore on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. There are a variety of land and water based activities available within a short distance from the Centre if looking for an action packed break. The area is also ideal for those interested in walking and cycling, electric and traditional bikes available (advance booking necessary). Check them out here 
Sligo Town Hostels

If you would like to stay in town and try our Sligo Town Historic tour, we recomend the ’The Beehive’ Hostel which is relatively new and very smart inside. They are only 2 minutes walk from the central bus station and the main train station and only 5 minutes walk into town centre, (located on Wolftone Street). This is one of the better hostels in Sligo.

White House Hostel, Markeviecz Road, Town Centre

Harbour House Hostel, Finisklin Road, Sligo


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