There are so many activities, restaurants, beaches etc to enjoy in the area. Take a look at some suggestions below and also see our Driving Tour page and Activities page.
Walking on Mullaghmore beach
Tattie Hoaker Farm, just about a mile from the Benwiskin Centre, produces vegetables that are certified 100% organic by the IOFGA (Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association). You can also order from the website to arrange next day delivery within a 5km radius of the farm, or collect from the farm if you wish.
Telephone Aidan Gillan on 086 157 5623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you choose to eat out, there is a wide selection of restaurants and pubs within a 10-mile radius of the hostel, to suit all budgets and tastes. Please see selection below:
Less than 4 miles:
Less than 7 miles:
Less than 9 miles:
Take a walk or ride on Cliffoney Beach/The Back Strand
Tralua Trail Running invites people of all abilities to take part in the active enjoyment of Sligo's wilder, more out-of-the-way places, including glacier-carved highlands, wooded hillsides and foreshores formed by wind and wave.
Tel. +353 86 301 5451
Tralua Trail Running - Gavin Macarthur
Kathleen McGowan Massage Therapist
+353 87 4170243
Cloud 10 Therapies Massage & Reflexology
+ 353 86 3974099
Horse Riding on the beach and dunes with Island View Riding Stables
Eagles Flying at Ballymote
Cycling around Ballintrillick
Cycling is a popular sport around the North West of Ireland and you will see many clubs out at the weekend. Walking & Cycling Route Leaflet (also available at The Benwiskin Centre)
There are numerous beautiful scenic walks to enjoy around the Benwiskin Centre. Bookelts are available at The Benwiskin Centre €2 each or click here
For walks in Sligo Town and surronding areas, click here
Sligo Walks latest guides, downloads available here
Why not enroll in a course at The Organic Centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim whilst staying with us? The Centre is approx. 30 mins. from here promoting Organic Gardening, Horticulture and a Sustainable Lifestyle.
For Local Link Bus service, route 983 from Ballintrillick, Tawley, Kinlough, Buckode Pier, Bundoran and Ballyshannon, click here for timetable.
For Local Link Bus service route 982 summer service from Sligo to Rossnowlagh, click here for timetable.
To find out more about local attractions, have a look at the Sligo and Donegal Visitor's Guide, which has been put together by the staff of My Ireland Tour.