Standing tall above Drumcliffe Village in Sligo is majestic Benbulben. Make your way to the flat stretch of the summit and enjoy magical views of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Park up at Luke’s Bridge, 5km north of Drumcliffe, to begin your Benbulben adventure. Walk past glacial tracks, wild gullies and babbling streams as you make your way to the flat-topped summit. Look out for unique flora and fauna, including Fringed Sandwort which dates back to the Ice Age.
The Benbulben Loop Trail, on the forest road, brings you to a striking waterfall where you can enjoy panoramic views of Sligo Bay and on a clear day, Donegal in the distance.
Visit the grave of renowned poet W.B. Yeats at Drumcliffe Cemetery near the base of Benbulben and later, have lunch in Drumcliffe Tea House.
Why we like it
- Visit the grave of W.B. Yeats.
- Learn as you walk with a guided tour.
- Marvel at the views from the flat-topped summit.
- Revive yourself at Drumcliffe Tea House.