Dooney Rock Forest Park, Sligo

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  • This pleasant 1.2km nature trail is located along the shores of Lough Gill and takes in the low summit of Dooney Rock. Heading eastward, the trail takes in breathtaking views of the lake and its islan...  more »
  • Dooney Rock Forest Park is a nice stop off, and beautiful forest park along Lough Gill Drive. If you love nature, forest walks and peace and quiet then this is the stop for you. The forest park provid...  more »
  • This is a nice walk along lough gill, however, in recent years far superior walks have been developed in sligo. Im not knocking it but there are better.  more »
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  • Tranquil, lovely spot. Picnic benches but no other facilities.
  • Great little walk for kids and fantastic scenery
  • This is a beautiful spot. We took our three kids for a walk here, loved the bluebells blooming on the forest floor, and the amazing view from the top of Dooney rock.
  • Short walk on the shores of lough Gill with a small hill and viewpoint.
  • Charming and picturesque!
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Where to stay in Sligo

The town of Sligo boasts a number of lovely accommodations, including hostels and guesthouses, while the landscape surrounding the town is dotted with hotels catering to a range of budgets. If you want to surf away your holiday or explore the setting that inspired Yeats, stay in a bed and breakfast in Sligo town along Old Dublin Road. If you prefer to stay in a more natural setting, explore options in the surrounding countryside. In either case, you will be able to access the alluring coast and the town's historical monuments easily.
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