The town of Sligo, in the north of Ireland, straddles the Garavogue River where it meets Sligo Bay. It’s known for its literary heritage and rugged countryside. Ruined medieval Sligo Abbey has carved tombs and a 15th-century altar. Sligo County Museum displays memorabilia of local poet W.B. Yeats, paintings and Stone Age artefacts.
If you are thinking of touring Sligo and the surrounding ares then this complete guide to campsites and camping in County Sligo is full of information on where to stay in the region.
The site is situated right at the famous beach of Strandhill, a mecca for surfers from all around the world, while the flat sands of Culleenamore, more suitable for family fun, are just 2km away. Open April to September.
The golf club is 500m from the site, while shops, pubs and restaurants are within 100m. The toilet block includes showers, chemical disposal unit and laundry room, There are also Internet kiosk, T.V. and common rooms in the reception block.
There are 78 hard standings for caravans, all with electricity and as the site has now been enlarged to 20 acres, Tent campers have a very large area to chose from. The grass is on a sandy base and never becomes muddy in the rain.
Strandhill is the place for walkers, with miles of sandy beaches and dunes to explore. Knocknarea mountains with it’s cairn rises just behind the site. Horse riding is available at 5km, while Sligo City at 8km has many attractions to offer, including a swimming pool and sports complex. The Megalithic tombs at Carrowmore are just 5km from the park.
You will find the Camping and Caravan Park at the village of Strandhill, 8km west of Sligo City, off the road to the airport and by the beach.
Chemical waste disposal unit
Motorhome service point
Surfers outdoor shower
Wash up area
Special Needs Suite
TV and Games Rooms
Click here for the current pitch prices and to book Strandhill Park Campsite
Rosses Point Park (Greenlands)
This is the ideal family site, situated on a slight rise with direct access to two safe and gently shelving sandy beaches. The Championship Links golf course is beside the site, while the sailing club is just 100m away. Open April- September.
The views from the site are magnificent, with mountains and sea all around. Shops, pubs and restaurants are a short walk of 500m, while the site itself is well equipped with all the usual facilities.
The site has recently been increased to 6 acres, with 100 hard standings for caravans, all with electricity, while tents are pitched on sandy grass which does not become muddy in the rain.
Rosses Point is just 8 km from Sligo City and all the attractions of the area are within a short drive. The Park is easily found, right beside the County Sligo Golf Club.
Chemical waste disposal
Motorhome service point
Special needs suite
T.V. and games rooms
Outdoor play area
Attractions of the area just a short drive.
To see the current pitch prices and to book Rosses Point Park camping click here
Lough Arrow Touring Park (Adult Only)
A warm welcome is guaranteed at this award winning 4 star site. Set on the shores of the beautiful Lough Arrow in Co. Sligo and bordering Co. Roscommon this is an ideal location for touring the North West of Ireland. With breathtaking views over the lough, the site is in a rural setting, ensuring peace & quiet. Lough Arrow is famous for brown trout fishing and the season runs from the 1st April - 30th September.
A 15 minute drive away will take you up to the Carrowkeel megalithic cemetery where you can wander through the ancient tombs with stunning views back to Lough Arrow.
You can explore from our site Sligo Town and The Wild Atlantic Way or call at Boyle and Carrick on Shannon to stock up on your provisions in the local stores and supermarkets.
For a treat try Kilronan Castle www.kilronancastle.ie which has fine dining and a luxury spa facilities.
Both the park itself and the utility block are maintained to the highest standards, to make your stay an enjoyable one. There are pitches suitable for caravans, motorhomes and tents. Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead.
Wash up room
Fishermans drying area
Click here for the current pitch rates as well as info on booking Lough Arrow Touring Park
Atlantic Caravan Park
The Atlantic Caravan and Camping Park is situated in Enniscrone Co. Sligo along the delightfully tranquil beach over looking the Killala bay. The park is a friendly family run site, a seaside retreat with fantastic views of the neighbouring golf courses, natural sand dunes, 5km of unspoilt beaches and surrounding areas.
The site has been completely renewed over the past few years, with plenty of space for the children to play, spacious touring pitches with electric hook up, heated shower rooms, to wash up room and much more. The mobile home park is open from March to November 1st .
The Atlantic Caravan Park is a family run caravan park located on the beach front of Killala Bay in Enniscrone and is Enniscrone's only caravan and camping park. It is very popular with mobile homes, Touring Caravans, Camper Vans and Camping.
At the Atlantic Caravan Park it is possible to step from the park straight to the beach. During the summer season there is also a convenience shop onsite.
Fully Serviced Reception
Direct beach access
Click here for current pitch prices and to book Atlantic Caravan Park camping
Easkey Park (Tir na hOige)
Easkey Camping and Mobile Home Park is situated right in the centre of the village of Easkey and is within walking distance from the local shops, Post Office, pubs and eateries, and Heritage Centre.
The peaceful and tranquil village of Easkey takes its name from the very popular Salmon Fishing River. It boasts two reef breaks for surfing. There are beautiful walks along the fossiled shoreline of the Atlantic Coast on the Wild Atlantic Way and it also boasts a 12th century castle at the mouth of the river. For the more energetic there is a bicycle hire service or gym if you wish to exercise indoors.
Toilet and Shower block
Electricity points for caravans
WiFi internet access
Washing and Drying machines and ironing facilities
Dogs on lead welcome
Wet Suit washing and drying
Bike Rental special rates
Gym access special rates
Take away foods
Discounts available for longer stays
Pre-payment now available
Click here for current pitch prices as well as information on booking Easy Park camping
Hire a Camper to explore County Sligo
A perfect way to visit County Sligo is in a motorhome. Why not hire a motorhome from Great Escape Camper Hire and explore Sligo for yourself? You can check availability and rates to hire a camper or motorhome in County Slig here.
Renting a camper is a wonderful way to tour around Sligo (and the rest of Ireland!) and take in the sights at your own pace - and remember, be it with friends, family or as a couple, there's no holiday like a holiday in a cosy camper!