Airports & Airlines:
Belfast, Dublin, Shannon, and Cork are the principal international Airports. Irish Airlines include Aer Lingus and Ryanair and Aer Arann. Aer Arann Express Offer a twice daily service between Dublin and Sligo – Flight time 50 minutes. Sligo Airport more … Knock Airport (56km south of Sligo) is also served by Dublin and London.
Knock Airport is a 35 minutes drive from Ballymote. Dublin, Belfast and Shannon Airports are all less than three hours drive from Ballymote.
Ballymote is serviced by the Dublin/Sligo line and there are five services daily to both Sligo and Dublin. Millhouse B&B is approx 5 minutes walk from the train station.
Cars can be hired at all of the above airports or at Ireland Car Hire.
Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Belfast and Larne are served by car ferry from Britain.
Rosslare is served by car ferries from Britain and France.
By Foot – Walking:
There are many coastal, mountain, woodland and lake-side walks in County Sligo.
Walks in South Sligo include Lough Arrow, Lough Gara, Bricklieve Mountains and Curlew Mountains.
Walks in Sligo Town Area are Dooney Rock walk, Slish Wood, Knocknarea Mountain, The Glen, and Culleenduff.
Walks in North Sligo takes in Benbulben, Glencar – the mountain road, Swiss Valley and Gleniff Horseshoe / Valley.
Walks in West Sligo are the Ladies Brae, Lough Talt and the Ox Mountains.