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Adventure in Sligo

North West Adventure Tours

Northwest Adventure Tours is a new company specialising in guided Biking and Hiking tours in the stunning North West of Ireland. They are based in Sligo and operate in Sligo, Leitrim and the Mayo Border areas. They provide full and half day tours both on and off the road and have a wide range of routes and tours available to cater for any ability. They also supply top of the range equipment to all customers. Additionally they offer a wide range of package holidays that include accommodation and a wide variety of adventure activities at very competitive prices.
Address - Strandhill, Co. Sligo
W- http://www.northwestadventuretours.ie/

Woodlands Equestrian Centre

A family run equestrian centre that caters for small groups and private tuition dressage, show jumping and basic riding skills.
Woodlands offers riders’ correct and safe tuition on well trained schoolmaster horses/ponies to riders of all levels. Including hacking on the mountain, through farmland and country roads to training successful Dressage and Show Jumping competition riders on their own horses.
Woodlands includes a competition/livery/breeding yard. Facilities boast an indoor arena and two outdoor arenas. Holding regular Dressage shows, training clinics and demos. We specialize in Connemara Ponies, Irish Draught Horses and Irish Sport Horses.
Located 7 miles from Tubbercurry and 4 miles from the Connacht Gold Co-op on the N17.

Address - Loughill, Lavagh, Tubbercurry, County Sligo
W - www.woodlandsequestrian.ie
P - 00353 71 9184207

7th Wave Surf School, Enniscrone Beach

7th Wave Surf School in Enniscrone caters for all, whether you are a beginner, novice or advanced surfer, we have a course to suit you. Seventh Wave can now offer level 2 coaching to those who want to take their surfing further. Surfing lessons and coaching are available in a safe and enjoyable environment with surfboards and wetsuits provided.
We are running Kids Camps both in Enniscrone & Aughris in 2014. NEW: Kids Water Activity camps in July & August (includes kayaking, surfing, sup, snorkel etc)
Kayak trips along the coast in Aughris & Enniscrone. Open to Adults, families, etc.

Address - Enniscrone, Sligo
W - www.surfsligo.com/
P - 00353 87 9716389

Awesome Adventures

Hill Walking, Sea Kayaking, Canoeing, Cycle Hire.
We are a new adventure centre working out of Branleys yard, Rathcormack, Co. Sligo. We offer a range of activities for all ages and abilities, with an emphasis on a safe, enjoyable and an educational experience. With the Dartry Mountains, Glencar Lough and the Wild Atlantic Way on our door step, giving some of the most spectacular views to be had in Co. Sligo, this gives us an ideal location to run our Adventure activities in the historic, unspoilt and rustic area of the Northwest of Ireland.

Address - Branley's Yard, Rathcormack, Sligo
W - www.awesomeadventures.ie/
P - 086 877 8716 or 087 320 3194

Ewings Sea Angling and Boat Charters

Sligo Boat Charters offer a variety of services from its two fully licensed and insured Department of Marine compliant vessels. For those extra special parties or excursions they can offer charters where you can catch your first fish, explore Coney or Inishmurray Island, visit the local seal colonies or just go for a short sightseeing cruise from Sligo town’s new pontoon, or a combination of all of them!
Join them on board their charter boats for the most amazing experience of the Atlantic Ocean! Catch that fish you’ve always dreamed of catching. Feel enthralled by the wildlife and beauty on a floating eco-tourism tour. Eat the freshest fish you’ve have ever tasted, caught by your own hand.

Address - Ewings Sea Angling and Boat Charters, Rosses Point, Co Sligo
W - www.sligoboatcharters.com
P - 00353 86 8913618


Paint your own Pottery Studio! Hullabaloo is the place for a family outing.
Hullabaloo is an exciting and fun place to socialise and get creative with your friends and family and paint your very own pottery.
Family get togethers / A girly night out / Birthday parties / Escaping the Irish weather / Scouts, girls guides etc. / Active age groups / A perfect personalised gift / Leaving parties / Hen parties.

Address - Pearse House, Pearse Road, Sligo
W - http://www.hullabaloo.ie/

Island View Riding Stables

Adults and families can spend a relaxing beach riding holiday or short break at Island View Riding Stables, where they can combine beach riding and lessons.
Specialises in beach rides in Sligo and Donegal Bay.
Trekking options range from a 30 minute lead rein trek for young kids, a 1 hour beach ride or a 2 hour hack right up to a full day trail ride.
Island View Riding Stables offer a special island ride with the opportunity for a hearty gallop for experienced riders. Groups are welcome and can avail of discount rates.

Address - Moneygold, Grange, Sligo
W - http://www.islandviewridingstables.com/
P - 00353 71 9166156

Lough Bo Shooting Centre

Clay Pigeon Shooting
Lough Bo Shooting Centre in Drumnacool County Sligo is located in the heart of the Irish countryside only 25 minutes from Carrick On Shannon and Sligo, and 15 minutes from Boyle. The shooting centre is situated in an area of unspoilt natural beauty, close to excellent fishing lakes Lough Bo and Lough Arrow.
The centre can accommodate various different shooting requirements including tailored packages for stag or corporate groups, licensed shooters or individuals who might want to give it a try.
With no previous experience necessary it is easy to access, all equipment is supplied, it boasts an all-weather shooting range with floodlit layouts and is suitable for both male and female shooters.

Address - Drumnacool, Riverstown , Sligo
W - www.loughbo.ie/
P - 00353 86 8262654

Perfect Day Surf School

Perfect Day Surf School is located on the beachfront at Strandhill, County Sligo. Perfect Day Surf School provides for the needs of all surfers.

Address - Strandhill, Sligo,
W - www.perfectdaysurfing.ie/
P - 087 20 29 399


Seatrails provides guided archaeological and historical walking tours around Sligo with a particular emphasis on the coastal zone. There are many different guided walks to choose from and you can even go on horseback for a few hours and learn about the surrounding archaeology and about the shipwrecks on the Spanish Armada at Streedagh Strand. For some walks, own car is needed and transport can be organised for groups if needed. To see options, please log on to www.seatrails.ie. All walks are easy and in areas of stunning scenic beauty.
The walks are fun, educational and can be enjoyed by all ages. Your guide Auriel is a maritime archaeologist. Call Auriel direct to hear more on 087 2405071 or email her on info@seatrails.ie.

Address - Seatrails, Auriel Robinson, Innovation Centre, Sligo IT, Ash Lane, Co. Sligo, Ireland
W - www.seatrails.ie/
P - 00353 87 2405071

Sligo Extreme Paintballing

Sligo Extreme Paintballing is an extreme sport in which players compete in teams of eight or more to eliminate opponents by tagging them with paintballs. Our paintball site is located on a 10 acre site just one mile from Sligo Town centre, in Hazelwood. Our game field is scattered with natural or artificial terrain, which players use for tactical cover. We are open 7 days a week.

Address - Hazelwood, Sligo
W - sligoextremepaintball.com
P - 00353 71 9146060


Sligo Indoor AirSoft and Archery

Sligo Indoor AirSoft and Archery shooting range is located in the Market yard in Sligo Town centre. Our AirSoft guns are replica weapons which fire small plastic pellets, giving you the experience and the fun of shooting. We have a selection of your Hollywood favourites including the M4 assault rifles infamous from modern shoot em up games. We also have an Indoor Archery range where you can practice your bowman skills. Our opening hours are Wed-Fri from 3-8 and Sat and Sun from 12- 8. Bookings available outside these hours by appointment.

Address - Market Yard, Sligo
W - http://www.sligotourism.ie/adventure/sligo-indoor-airsoft/
P - 071 9146060

Sligo Karting

Whether you are looking for a fun activity for all the family or to have a head to head battle with friends, experience the thrills of racing on our indoor track for an adrenaline rush like no other, great for individuals or groups. With a fleet of junior and adult karts we can caters for children as young as 8 years up to adults (ensure to call in advance to check availability) Our indoor track will challenge any driver whether you are an experienced driver or a complete beginner.
Meanwhile those not wanting to kart can relax and enjoy a soft drink or coffee while watching all the action on track or enjoy a game of pool as they wait.
With a strong emphasis on safety at Sligo Karting our aim is to ensure that everyone has a safe, exciting and enjoyable racing experience. Full safety briefing is given and for your protection kart suits, gloves and helmets are provided in a variety of sizes. Tag Heuer lap timing system is installed in every kart allowing you to track your progress and every driver gets a printout of your times

Address - Leekfield, Skreen, Sligo
W - www.sligokarting.ie/
P - 071 9176300

Sligo Kayak Tours

Sligo Kayak Tours run guided kayaking tours of the beautiful coastal estuaries and tranquil inland lakes of Co. Sligo, Ireland. Discover untouched nature and world renowned landmarks from the comfort of your own sea kayak.
Our small group tours are run in the beautiful coastal estuaries and inland lakes of Co. Sligo, ensuring that we can paddle in a range of different weather conditions. Book yourself onto an existing tour or create a tour of your own, group discounts are available for groups of six people.

Address - Strandhill, County Sligo
W - Sligokayaktours.com/

Sligo Riding Centre Carrowmore

Nestled between Knocknarea Mountain and Union forest, 3 km from Sligo town, sits Carrowmore, site of one of the oldest collections of Megalithic tombs and burial chambers, some dating to 3500 B.C. This area is said to be the first site settled by man in Ireland. This beautiful corner of Ireland is not only home to prehistoric tombs but also to Ireland’s foremost equestrian facility, Sligo Riding Centre
Its success and popularity among international guests and local riders alike is due to its excellent facilities, sympatric instructors, safe and well trained horses and, friendly staff.
Sligo riding centre was established in 1971 and has been the home of all things equestrian in Sligo ever since. Many former students of our centre are now international show jumpers and riding instructors.
Sligo Riding Centre is approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments. They offer lessons for adults and children (age 7+), of all levels from beginner to competition rider.
Our aim is help riders of all levels maximise their potential and enjoy their horse-riding in a professional yet friendly atmosphere.

Address - Carrowmore, Sligo
W - www.irelandonhorseback.com/
P - 00353 87 230 4828

Strandhill Surf School, Sligo

Strandhill Surf School is the centre of surfing in Strandhill, Sligo.
The school has a great location in a corner premises on the beachfront. Run by owner Paul Buchanan, from Raglan, New Zealand, it is a great place to learn to surf or improve your surfing skills throughout the year.
Strandhill Surf School runs daily lessons catering for all age groups from beginner to intermediate level. No experience is necessary to learn to surf and you don’t need to be able to swim. Even if you’ve had lessons before we recommend surfing with our great team of instructors to progress further! Our instructors work right in the water with you at all times, giving you valuable advice and tips. You will be surfing with a group that suits your ability where you will have most fun and enjoy your lesson.

Address - Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo
W - www.strandhillsurfschool.com/
P - 00353 71 916 8483

SUP For All

Stand Up Paddling is for everyone to discover. To ‘walk on water’ on a SUP craft through nature is a unique and energizing experience, wonderful to share with family and friends. Glide through Sligo, on her waterways, rivers, canals, lakes, lagoons, ponds, and sea with SUPforall guiding you all the way. No experience is necessary and we have activities every day for you to join so make your time in Sligo count, contact us today.

W - www.facebook.com/SUPforall
P - 00353 87 902 6000,

West Coast Kayaking

West Coast Kayaking is one of the leading providers of Sea, River, Lake and Safety/Rescue trips and courses in the Northwest of Ireland and beyond. We have many years of experience in both sea and river kayaking, and this flexibility means we can cater for groups of any sort – from tranquil, easy sea trips on the amazing coastline of Sligo and Donegal to the technical class V rivers of Donegal and even internationally. We also offer Canoeing Ireland certified courses and assessments as well as the full range of River safety and rescue (RSR) and REC wilderness first aid courses.

Address - Mullaghmore, Sligo
W - http://westcoastkayaking.ie/
P - 00353 83 4370893

Wild Atlantic Wheels

Wild Atlantic Wheels specialise in premium electric & traditional bike hire and Cycling Tours across Co. Sligo, Ireland. Ride along the Wild Atlantic Way and take the time to experience Ireland and all its wonders, at your pace! We offer a FREE Drop & Collect Service in Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal and Roscommon.
Conventional Adult bikes- Electric road cruisers- Electric tandems- Electric tour bikes- Electric trail trackers- (child seats and tow behinds available on request)
Routes: The Wild Atlantic Way| Yeats Country & Lissadell| Glencar Lake| Benbulben| Gleniff Horseshoe & Mullaghmore Harbour| Strandhill, Knocknarea & Carrowmore Tombs| The Sligo Way & More

Address - The Bike Shed, Drumcliffe, Sligo
W - www.wildatlanticwheels.com/
P - 00353 71 9163804

Wild Wet Adventures

Located in the stunning scenic beauty of South Sligo by the shores of Lough Talt and its surrounds, Wild Wet Adventures will provide visitors with an introduction to Water based activities in a safe and enjoyable way.
Wild Wet Adventure programmes are designed in such a way as to introduce a healthy respect and appreciation for the natural beauty and aura the area has to offer and will reward and challenge all ages and abilities.
Wild Wet Adventures also have walking guides available and offer access to many land based activities through our alliance with the other activity providers locally.
Activities include Kayaking, Canoeing, Guided walks, Sit on Top and Stand Up Paddling (SUP).
We are set in the beautiful Ox Mountains in South Sligo, 10 minute drive off the N17 Sligo – Galway Road. Taster Sessions available from €15 per person.

Address - Lough Talt and Lough Easkey, Sligo
W - www.wildwetadventures.ie
P - 00353 86-7222750

Zipit Forest Adventures

Zipit Forest Adventures is a great day out for all the family or anyone looking for an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity in a natural setting. Ireland’s first High Wire Aerial Forest Adventure with 1.5 km of activities and over 850 metres of Ziplines. Climb high into cargo nets, surf with a difference, or try cycling over a tree top bridge on a BMX before zipping down one of our many ziplines.
Our qualified instructors will give you a short initiation course to explain the features of the course and equipment. There are five circuits suitable for different heights, ages and abilities and should you need any help or encouragement our instructors are never far away.

Address - Zipit Forest Adventures , Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
P - 00353 71 9662893



Contact Us

Riverside Hotel Sligo,
Riverside, Sligo, Ireland

Phone: +353 (0)71 919 4480
Email: info@riversidesligo.ie


  • Riverside County Sligo
  • WB Yeats Statue
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  • Horse Riding Riverside
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  • Bar Snug
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  • Bathroom
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