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Cycling

With its lakes and woodlands, Yeats Country is particularly good biking territory. To rent a bike, contact Chain Driven Cycles, 23 High Street, Sligo Town (www.chaindrivencycles.com; 071/912-9008). Prices start at around €9 per day.

Horseback Riding

An hour’s or a day’s riding on the beach, in the countryside, or over mountain trails can be arranged at Sligo Riding Centre, Carrowmore (www.sligoridingcentre.com; 087/230-4828), or at Woodlands Equestrian Centre, Loughill, near Ballymote (www.woodlandsequestrian.ie;  071/918-4207). Rates average around €25 to €45 per hour.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.