Sligo Walking Tours

Sligo Walking Tours provide social history and dark tourism guided tours of Sligo town in the north-west of Ireland.

Public tours for 2021 Summer season have now finished next public tour will be Halloween October 2021

Limited slots available for private tours, please send a mail through the contact form below or email info@sligowalkingtours.com. Sorry I can’t do last minute tours, at least 48 hours notice required.

Sligo Dark Tales Tour

Sligo’s past is filled with stories of the undead, executions, jailbreaks, disease and other macabre tales.

On the tour we will:

  • Discover Sligo’s connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.
  • Learn about the tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats.
  • Talk about grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.

Public tours for 2021 summer season have now finished, next public tour will be Halloween October 2021.

Pre-book tickets through the website as places are limited 

Private and group tours can also be arranged for other days/times with at least 48 hours notice.

Private/Group Rate: 1-8 persons: €120. 

Then €10 per additional person up to 14 people in line with current government guidelines for outdoor groups.

Church in Sligo

Sligo Walking Tour

History, People and Places Tour

Visit Sligo’s landmark tourist sites on this guided, 2-hour, historical walking tour.

See historical locations like the Townhall, St Johns Church, Sligo Abbey and many more. Stroll along the narrow streets and cobbled alleyways and learn about the town’s medieval past.

Hear stories of the people, heritage and architecture that make the town the unique gem of the north west of Ireland.

Enjoy a walking tour of Sligo with a knowledgeable local guide.

Learn about the history of the town.

This tour is perfect for those visiting Sligo for the first time or for those who want a general history walking tour, as we’ll show you around the main streets so you can get your bearings.

Find out where to eat, drink and shop on your visit and other activities to do in County Sligo.

Tour is available as a private or group tour.

Private/Group Rate: 1-8 persons: €120

Then €10 per additional person up to 14 people in line with current government guidelines for outdoor groups.

Steeple

Some of the people that experienced our tours

Private and group tours available with at least 48 hours notice.

Private/Group Rate: 1-8 persons: €120.

Then €10 per additional person up to 14 people in line with current government guidelines for outdoor groups.

Larger groups can be accommodated once Covid restrictions are lifted, please contact us for a quote and to provisionally book your tour date.

Group and private tours available

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