For many years, lots of tour coach companies have driven past Sligo traveling from Galway to somewhere like the Giants Causeway; but more recently discerning tour companies are discovering the wealth of tourism attractions that Sligo & North Leitrim have to offer.
If you organise tours to Ireland contact us at Discover Sligo & North Leitrim and we can gladly assemble a tour itinerary that can compete with anywhere in the world - and we mean that, it would be a world-class tour as this area has so much that can compete on a global stage.
- Start with a private tour at the Temple House which goes back to King Arthur and the Knights Templar.
- Take in the superbly restored Cromwellian Markree Castle.
- Tour the richest area in Western Europe for megalithic Stone Age sites including what is possibly the world’s oldest building.
- Tour Yeats country, the greatest poet in the world of the 20th century, according to TS Elliot, whom some academics argue has influenced English more than Shakespeare.
- And of course celebrate Countess Markievicz, the first woman elected to the British parliament.
This is just a sample of some of what Sligo & North Leitrim has to offer. Email us if we can help you when bring a group to the west of Ireland. We provide:
- Complete itinerary planning service,
- Tour guides,
- Relief drivers
- And backup coach cover.
Beneath are snippets of news from some of Sligo and North Leitrim’s attractions:
Coleman Centre – Enjoy the Irish music and culture at regular shows with best Irish musicians from all over the country.
Tea-Shed – Visit beautiful Glencar Waterfall and then recharge your energy with delicious cake and coffee before continuing your tour´s adventure in Sligo and Leitrim.
Lissadell House – Don’t miss the spectacular exhibitions at historic Lissadell House, where you learn about women´s fight for equality, Waterloo, Yeats and much more.
Yeats Society – If you want an afternoon discovering rich Irish traditions, culture, concerts and art, you should visit the Yeats society and discover more about Nobel Laureate, W.B. Yeats.
Eagles Flying – Not everything is about culture! Discover nature with Eagles Flying. A superb interactive Bird Show, unique and fun. You have never been that close to birds of prey!
Mullaney Bros – A national gem offering international delivery on purchases. A must-visit traditional quality outfitters store in Sligo´s town centre.
Johnston Court – Do you like fashion? If the answer is yes, you should visit this pleasant ton centre mall and enjoy with the best shops for cosmetics, shoes, sports, clothes… All you need is there.
Osta Café – Right on the riverside, this delightful café is an ideal place to relax with the best coffee and delicious fresh made cakes.
Hargadons – Finish your day tasting a typical Irish dish. Distillation of panelled snugs, stone floors, clay jugs and bottled alcoves. Flawlessly preserved in a honeyed afternoon light, Hargadon Bros is a local institution. A place for the best pint!