Hotel near Rosses Point
At the northern entry to Sligo Bay, Rosses Point offers beautiful coastal walks, and other outdoor activities. You will also have the pleasure of seeing Elsinore House, home of the famous poet W.B Yeats and his talented brother Jack B Yeats. Rosses Point played host to many family holidays and the surrounding areas inspired some great works.
Rosses Point is home to the Sligo Yacht Club and the county’s golf club which hosts the annual West of Ireland Championships. Rosses Point is the name of the village and the surrounding peninsula and offers
The walk around Rosses Point is quite gentle (thought we can’t always say the same for the Atlantic waves!), the village can be covered on foot in less than hour with scenic landmarks and historical points all along the way. The walk begins at the Church of Ireland, along the promenade with beautiful mountains to your left and the old village on your right. Along the way you’ll see the ‘Lady waiting on the Shore’ which symbolises all of the women in Rosses Point who were left behind as their loved ones went out to sea.
Other points to note are the Metal Man, a statue standing on the rocks, the Old Watch House built in 1810 and the Yeats Country Hotel.
From a refreshing walk to kiteboarding to a round of golf at Sligo’s Golf Culb, a trip out to Rosses Point provides a range of activities to suit anyone.
If you’re looking for a hotel near Rosses Point, Clayton Hotel Sligo is just a 10-minute drive or a 25 – 30 minute bus journey. Ask at reception for more details on how to plan your trip to Rosses Point.