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Strandhill, Co. Sligo

 Strandhill (Irish: An Leathros) is a seaside resort village in County Sligo with a challenging 18-hole links set amongst the dunes. Knockarea, the fabled mountain, overlooks the course. There is a lovely sandy beach that often has large rollers crashing in from the Atlantic that has led to Strandhill becoming popular with surfers and kite surfers. There are also a very well known and popular Seaweed Baths here which are said to cure all sorts of skin ailments. The small regional Sligo airport is also in Strandhill with direct flights to Dublin.

Queen Maeve, who ruled the province of Connacht in the 1st century A.D., is said to be buried in the mountaintop cairn. There is a signposted trail to the top which offers wonderful views.

Dolly's Cottage, a typical 19th century rural dwelling, can be seen on the outskirts of the village.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

Co Sligo Golf Clubhouse
County Sligo Golf Club
Rosses Point, Co. Sligo
Course Type: Links
County Sligo Golf Club is one of the oldest and best known links courses in Ireland. It was founded in 1894 is situated at Rosses Point, a seaside village eight kilometres (5 miles) north west of Sligo town. The links are set out on one of th ...
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Self Catering

Temple House - Self Catering Sligo - Gardeners Cottage
Temple House - Gardener's Cottage
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
Gardener’s Cottage The Gardener’s Cottage is a lovely Victorian two storey holiday rental house set amidst the idyllic surroundings of Temple House estate. It comprises 4 spacious bedrooms, with one downstairs, and 2 bathrooms ( 1 ...
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What's On

Sligo Farmers Market - County Sligo - Saturdays
Every Saturday 9am - 1pm

Event Location: Sligo IT college car park, Ballinode, Sligo

Wide range of organic and artisan foods. Teas, Coffee and home baking. Craft also f ...
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Tourist Attractions

Sligo Abbey - Sligo Town County Sligo Ireland
Sligo Abbey
Sligo, Co. Sligo
Sligo Abbey is a Dominican Friary that was founded in 1253 by Maurice FitzGerald. It was destroyed in 1414 by a fire, ravaged during the Tyrone War in 1595 and once more in 1641 during the Ulster Uprising. The friars moved out in the 18th cen ...
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Wedding Venues

Cromleach Lodge - Castlebaldwin County Sligo - Banqueting
Cromleach Lodge Country House Hotel & Ciunas Spa
Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo
Bordering on romantic Yeats country, in the hills just above Lough Arrow, Christy and Moira Tighe’s hotel enjoys one of the finest views in Ireland and it makes a very special wedding venues for the most discerning of guests. Aside from the ...
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