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Going to Sligo/Leitrium

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Going to Sligo/Leitrium

We are visiting in July for two weeks. We will be traveling between Lietrium and Sligo. There will be children in ages from 3-9. Could anyone advise us on attractions between these areas. We will also be staying at the Radison just outside Sligo town for a wedding- should we visit Rosses Point.

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1. Re: Going to Sligo/Leitrium

Yes you should and alot more besides !

Have a look here for starters:

discoverireland.ie/northwest/…sligo.aspx

www.sligotourism.ie

http://www.discoversligo.com/

http://www.leitrimtourism.com/home.cfm

I am sure there will be festivals on in various towns around the north west - check the first website to investigate.

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2. Re: Going to Sligo/Leitrium

Thank you for your help

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3. Re: Going to Sligo/Leitrium

Defintely visit Rosses point to the beach.

Also go to Bundoran -a seaside town with "hurdy gurdys" - amusements etc. Disneyland its not but younger kids are usually happy enough.

Further North are the cliffs of Slieve League -the tallest in Europe (or 2nd tallest?) but this may not be suitable for the younger children.

There are day trips on the Shannon inclduing one in an enclosed boat .

There is also one in Sligo which sails to the "Isle of Inishfree" I would definetly do at least one of those.

I would suggest The Glencar waterfall which can be viewed on a nature walk.

I think you should visit the excellent Arigna Mining experience, possibly en route to Leitrim / Carrick.

Also Lough Key Forest Park is a great experience for younger children - they would enjoy the "treetop walk" here.

Another day trip, again using you own judgement regarding the younger kids would be the Marble Arch caves in Fermanagh - about an hour from Sligo - They take into the caves by boat!

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4. Re: Going to Sligo/Leitrium

See if any of these are suitable:

How about a farm tour in north Roscommon geared to kids:

http://www.tullyboyfarm.com/

Then there's the Adventure Play Kingdom at Lough Key Forest Park:

www.loughkey.ie/adventure%20play%20kindom.htm

loughkey.ie/…20experience.htm

Found some discount vouchers and maps for the above places on this site:

http://www.kinghouse.ie/NRVA/index.htm

There is also the Arigna Mining Experience:

www.arignaminingexperience.ie/index.htm

Underneath the admission details here are a List of (other) Local Attractions, some of which might be helpful:

www.arignaminingexperience.ie/admission.htm

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5. Re: Going to Sligo/Leitrium

Have you seen this website on Co Leitrim? cp rua has already covered some of it:

brilliantireland.com/GreatHolidayIdeas/…22

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