Discover this beautiful peninsula with us!
Avail of this exciting package and explore Sligo's Wild Atlantic WayWe are offering an exclusive three day package for you and your freinds or family which is filled with exciting activities, fab scenery, local heritage, archaeology, good food and great craic! Strandhill is situated near Sligo in the northwest of Ireland on the Coolera Peninsula. It is surrounded by bays and juts out into the Wild Atlantic Ocean.
Day 1. Arrival to Sligo and Strandhill. We recommend that you firstly settle into your bed and breakfast accommmodation and familiarise yourselves with this cute village. Breathe in Atlantic sea air. Have a pint and enjoy good food in any of the eateries here.
Day 2. In the morning, meet your archaeologist and expert guide, Auriel of Seatrails at the cannon on the promenade. Auriel will explain the geography and archaeology of this peninsula before heading up Knocknarea Mountain. You will then visit the tomb of Queen Maeve. Enjoy tea and biscuits at the top and enjoy stunning views. Once down, visit an ancient shell midden site by the shore with Auriel where you will meet your expert chef. He will be cooking fresh mussels ’al fresco’ in a garlic sauce and this will be served with fresh crispy bread.
In the afternoon, meet acclaimed body boarder and surfer Seamus McGoldrick and enjoy a good surf! Seamus is an interesting character and he’ll tell you all about Strandhill. Dip into a hot and luxurious seaweed bath at ’Voya’ afterwards and give your body a break. You will feeling amazing after it. In the evening, enjoy a drink, a nice meal at ’Tra Ban Restaurant’ and some live musical entertainment in the homely ’Strand Bar’.
Day 3. After breakfast, head for Sligo Town, do a historic tour with Auriel for an hour and hear about all the quirky history! Meet your biking guides, (Warner or William) who will take you on a discovery tour along smalll country lanes and across the peninsula where stunning views open up to you. The scenery will blow you away. In the afternoon, either try stand up paddle boarding on a emerald lake near Sligo or kayak a crystal blue bay near Strandhill.
Treat yourself to a good meal before heading off!
Our package includes: all guided activities,seaweed bath, accommodation, shellfish on the shore, refreshments on mountain
Suits ages from 10-c. 70 yrs
Price per person: Adult: €315.00 Child: €260.00