Walking in Sligo

The new and updated Sligo Walking Guide is now available. It’s the ideal guide to help you enjoy the many beautiful walks that Sligo has to offer. Get yours now at your local tourist office, from Sligo County Council, at local outlets or view a digital copy here. It’s full of all of the information you’ll need – maps, how to get there, level of difficulty, photos, and more, and best of all, it’s completely FREE!

Latest News Items

Hazelwood, Union Wood & Benbulben Forest Walk Reopen

Some Sligo Walks which have been closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic have now been re-opened. Up until the Covid-19 shutdown, the walks at Benbulben Forest Walk at Gortarowey, Union Wood and Hazelwood, were among the most popular walks in Sligo. Now, ahead of the June Bank Holiday weekend, the good news […]

Knocknarea Trail Sligo

Queen Maeve Trail and Killaspugbrone Loop in new study

Two of the most popular walks in Sligo are set to be part of a research programme which aims to improve the quality of walking in Sligo. The Queen Maeve Trail on Knocknarea and the Killaspugbrone looped walk in Strandhill are among 8 walks in the region selected in a pilot programme being conducted throughout […]

Dog Control While Walking During Lambing Season

Despite restrictions on walking being in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak and people curtailed to walking within 2km of their homes, we should also remember that this is also lambing season. For walkers with dogs, this is particularly important. Dog owners are fully responsible for the control of their dogs. Where a walking route […]