Sligo is located in Ireland. Nowadays many people are traveling to Sligo and dont know the best places to visit here. In this article, I will tell you the 5 best places that you should visit in Sligo.
Sligo is my personal favorite place to spend vacations because It has many beautiful and amazing places where you can go and relax.
5 places to visit in Sligo
- Lough Gill
- Sligo Abbey
- Inishmurray Island
- Parke’s Castle
You can visit Lough Gill by just taking a 5-minute drive to the east of Sligo. It is a lake with lovely and freshwater. It also has covered by woodlands, which increase the natural beauty of this place and force more people to travel here.
When I visited this place, believe me, I was shocked to see the trees, water, and sky they were so relaxing and dilute. I will also suggest to must add this place to your traveling list while traveling to Sligo.
Sligo Abbey is was an amazing Dominican who was converted to Sligo in 1253. It is built with the roman design which has a beautiful and mind-blowing architecture.
If you a person who loves to discover new things, so I think Sligo Abbey is best for you because it has a great history, architecture, and style.
If you take a 15-minute drive from Sligo town at Grange, you can visit Inishmurray Island. It is compulsory to take a boat to travel Island.
Inishmurray Island was found by St. Molaise in the early 6th century. Many natives say that it was abandoned for 300 years after it was built.
Tourists travel to Inishmurray Island to see the beauty and calmness, so if you visit Sligo I will suggest you visit Inishmurray Island.
Parke’s Castle is one of the most unique and amazing castles in the whole of Ireland. It was a restored plantation-era castle of the early 17th century.
Parke’s Castle was very popular in the 17th century, many tourists visit here to see the architecture of the castle. It is a tradition-based castle. If you want to travel here you have an option to see a forty-minute guided and must book it in advance.
If you love to discover history while walking you can visit Knocknarea. You have to take a 10-minutes drive from west of Sligo.
The unusual hills you are seeing in the above photo are 327 meters tall, so you can see the spectacular views over the surrounding countryside and neighboring bays.
On your way to Knocknarea, you will see many tombs and huge rocks. I will suggest you bring your camera with you to capture lovely photos. I will suggest you to must add this place to your list while traveling place to Sligo.
So now you know the top 5 best places that you should visit in Sligo. If you have any questions in your mind related to Sligo, you can ask me to comment sections and also tell me when you are traveling to Sligo.