Sligo Tour Ideas
1 hour 45 minutes
On the tour discover Sligo's connection to Bram Stoker, <br>the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.<br>Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing.<br>The tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats.<br>Grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.
There is much more to Strandhill village than just the surf. Strandhill is at the centre of an ancient prehistoric ritual landscape, so come explore and learn more with our friendly and informative local guides. After an invigorating morning surf, join a local surfer and historian and learn about the history of Strandhill Beach and the Coolera peninsula. Find out who was the first surfer in Strandhill, who founded the fifth century religious settlement of Killaspugbrone, which ancient Queen is reported to be buried on top of the majestic Knocknarea, the secrets of the Carrowmore megalithic cemetery (the largest in Europe!) and appreciate why the poet WB Yeats was so inspired by the Sligo landscape.
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