A Description Of Sligo
Within a small area County Sligo has a fine variety of mountain, lake and coastal scenery. In the west of the county the Oxmountains form a background to the coastal plain, while north of Sligo town the landscape is dominated by steep-sided and flat-topped limestone hills. The coast is main low-lying and is fringed by sandy beaches and low cliffs. Near Sligo town, in beautiful Lough Gill, can be seen the like isle of innisfree immortalised in the Yeats' poem.
Another beauty spot in the county is Lough Arrow, with its inlets and encircling hills. For the holiday maker in Sligo there are seaside resorts such as Inniscrone and Strandhill, golf at Rosses Point and other centres, excellent lake and river angling, hill climbing and many other interesting activities.
Places To Stay In Sligo
Rosses Point : Yeats Country Hotel, Rosses Point, Co Sligo. Tel: 071-77211 Fax: 071-77203
Sligo : Hotel Silver Swan, Hyde Bridge, Sligo. Tel: 071-43231 Fax: 071-42232