Sligo is one of the most exciting locations along the Wild Atlantic Way, and, to celebrate, we have a great competition for all of our Fleadh friends to enter, especially those of you who love the Great Outdoors and revel in the bracing Atlantic breeze!
In conjunction with our colleagues at Fáilte Ireland, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2015 is delighted to offer a really cool prize in this month’s competition.
Entitled ‘Sea to Summit’, this prize for 2 people is really suited to those who love a little adventure!
Your day will begin with a guided walk up to the top of Ireland’s most iconic mountain, Ben Bulben, located just minutes from Sligo town.
After that bracing walk and climb, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall as you head to Mullaghmore to enjoy a delicious seafood lunch at Eithna’s Seafood Restaurant. After lunch, take a stroll around the head of Mullaghmore to digest your lunch, before you finish the day with a real highlight.
Wetsuits, masks and snorkels at the ready, as you will discover the underwater beauty in Mullaghmore harbour, courtesy of North West Adventure Tours, who will provide you with all of the necessary safety training required.
To be in with a chance of winning this prize – all you have to do is answer the following question:
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More info about Sligo’s Wild Atlantic Way:
Sligo is the perfect spot for a fun and spine tingling adventure holiday, ranging from surfing to windsurfing and gravity defying kiteboarding! Wild Atlantic Way beaches like Enniscrone, Strandhill, Rosses Point & Mullaghmore have become internationally renowned and there are several surf schools in the area.
Stand up paddling is one of the fastest growing water sports worldwide. SUP can be done on any body of water – flat water or paddle surfing. It is easy to learn and great exercise and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Kayak Tours can be arranged to enjoy the beautiful coastal estuaries and tranquil inland lakes of Co. Sligo or sit back and enjoy one of the many boat trips available.
Fully equipped licensed boats are available for deep sea fishing around the coast with an experienced skipper to guide you. You can even enjoy a Catch and Cook where the fish you land is cooked for you in a local restaurant.
Deep Sea dive in some of Ireland’s amazing waters or enjoy a free Dive in Mullaghmore which hosts the only 2 Free Diving Schools nationally. Sligo is the Free Diving Capital of Ireland and it also offers you the opportunity to enjoy a range of open sea water activities from snorkelling to coasteering.
If you don’t fancy getting wet there is plenty to do on land as well, why not experience this natural beauty on Horseback or meander through rugged way marked trails, enchanting coastal paths, Looped walks along drumlins, mountains & country lanes. Be guided along ancient sites with expert archaeologists. Take in one of the regular Guided Walking Tours of Sligo or join in one of the many driving tours available. Rent a Bike for the day and experience some off road bike trails.
Try your hand at Paintballing, Go Karting or Clay Pigeon shooting.
Experience Golf in some of the top class courses and Links around the Yeats County.
Whatever your adventure you will not be disappointed!