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Lovely base route-wish we had time to climb!

We worked our way around the forest at the southwest base of this mountain. It was a lovely flat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Foreboding yet beautiful

I have always loved this mountain from afar, but up close it sends shivers down my spine!! Towering... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
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All reviews forest walk ben bulben table mountain amazing mountain ice age slieve league follow the road stunning views yeats' grave yeats country an easy walk the main road wild atlantic way surrounding countryside worth the effort worth the climb sligo town
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We worked our way around the forest at the southwest base of this mountain. It was a lovely flat track for the most part. Since it was a clear day, we were blessed with views all the way to the southern end of Sleive League!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suzannahMT
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I have always loved this mountain from afar, but up close it sends shivers down my spine!! Towering over you, yet so beautiful. It is must visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank claddagh1981
Reviewed 21 November 2018

easy loop to walk around the base of benbulben. great views and not too strenuous (unlike the climb that will knock a sweat!)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

It is like an old friend. Always there at your side. I love it! I dont know how to climb it and didn't try. It is Sligo's answer to Table Mountain in Capetown, but when we were in Sligo it never had a tablecloth on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Saw this on our drive through County Sligo on the way to Yeats' grave. Very impressive and pictures barely do it justice. Once at Yeats' grave, you can see it in the distance and you can see why Yeats' wanted to be buried there. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

This was on our long drive on N15 from Mussenden Temple to Galway. We didn't stop or anything so I can't say how parking, hiking, etc. is around it but we didn't find it important enough to stop. It's a beautiful rise in the relatively...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We didn't get to climb to the top but just the views and the little waterfalls near the bottom were stunning

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cidsgym
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We took the red route forest walk and vey much enjoyed it. An easy walk, mostly flat, but with great views of Benbulben. Took about an hour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ajaxtol
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The scenery, landscape is spectacular. We were doing a partial driving tour of the Wild Atlantic way and I just can't say enough about the locations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank concepta4549
Reviewed 4 October 2018

took tour to this site lots to see wear hiking boots. mant beautiful pictures from here enjoyed this day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Proulxk
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23 September 2018|
Response from kusadasiman | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy, you have had your holiday by now I think, sorry! I have been there a few times but I think the best is from the road to/from Mullaghmore.
Codrin R
21 July 2018|
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Response from QGJohn | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you just want a good view, 15 min, plus time to get to a good spot. Or if you want to hike up it. Which probably takes at least a couple hours to go up and back down. I like the view from around the area of... More
Stefan G
2 December 2017|
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Response from Cyn2Uno | Reviewed this property |
It's sort of out rural from Sligo and the area is best visited in a car really as its a rather large area.