Steeped in history and surrounded by an amazing landscape of ocean and mountains, Strandhill will leave you in awe again and again. Nestled away under the foot of Knocknarea Mountain on the west coast located just outside of Sligo Town. *Lissadell house* is on the south shore of Magherow peninsula in northern County Sligo overlooking Drumcliff bay. After 70 years of neglect an intensive programme of restoration has taken place in the House, Gardens, Stable Block and grounds since 2004 and Lissadell is once again a place of beauty and an attraction not to be missed while in the Sligo
Is situated near Glencar Lake, 11 kilometres west of Manorhamilton in County Leitrim. It is particularly impressive after rain and can be viewed from a lovely wooded walk. There are more waterfalls visible from the road, although none is quite as romantic as this one which is mentioned by WB Yeats in his poem ‘The Stolen Child’. The facilities on site include Car Park, Picnic Area, Public Toilets, Playground and Tea room.
Is at the entrance to Sligo Harbour from Sligo Bay with Oyster island being the long thin landmass notable when entering the village from Sligo town and Coney Island being the second and larger island that is encountered. The “Waiting on Shore” monument, appropriately situated near the RNLI lifeboat station, depicts a woman holding her arms out to sea. The Metal Man lighthouse, a 3.7 metre (12 ft) high guardian statue placed offshore at the point by local seafarers in 1821, The freestanding 12m Oyster Island Lighthouse is prominently visible at the end west end of Oyster Island and The Lower Rosses Light is a 8m high square structure on wooden staves to guide boats down the Needles Channel to Drumcliff bay