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Peddling and paddling!!

Electric bicycles allow you to get closer to the real Ireland that we know you'll just love. You can go places tour buses and cars simply can't reach. Enjoy some light exercise, take in the breath taking Irish scenery and the electric bicycle will flatten out any hill. All this and no cost to the environment!

Experience ‘walking on water’ on the Wild Atlantic Way!! Stand up paddle boarding is a sport for all the family and for all ages and levels of fitness. Lessons are provided by qualified instructors in a safe and controlled environment, with an emphasis on having fun!

Day 1 - Electric/traditional bicycle hire

(Route – The Gleniff Horseshoe and Mullaghmore - detailed map provided)

The Gleniff Horseshoe in Ballintrillick, we believe, is a ‘hidden gem’ just off the Wild Atlantic Way. It is a closed loop ‘on-road’ cycle route under Benwiskin Mountain to the base of Truskmore Mountain with some of the most spectacular panoramic scenery that Sligo has to offer. Travel onto Creevykeel Court Tomb in Cliffoney where you will visit an ancient Megalithic site which dates back to 4000 BC. The Mullaghmore headland forms the second half of the route with its harbour, extensive beach and amazing Atlantic coastline which is sure to take your breath away. This 30km route is suitable for young and old alike, but there are some hills. Allow a minimum of 3 to 4 hours for a nice leisurely cycle. Excellent pubs and restaurants are available on the route.

We have 3 different bicycle types as follows:-

Traditional bicycle - unisex
A lightweight aluminium unisex trekking bicycle. It is a 21 speed bicycle with quick fire gears.

Electric bicycle – unisex

The electric bicycle is a lightweight aluminium unisex bicycle with a very powerful motor, long range battery, 7 speed quick fire gears.


Electric tandem bicycle - unisex

A bicycle made for 2! It’s an extremely comfortable, fun and powerful electric bicycle. Really packs a punch to get you up those hills with a large smile on your face.

PLEASE NOTE: All bicycles come complete with rear carrier, mud guards, Hi-Vis Jacket and Lock. Electric bicycles are suitable for confident teenage cyclists from 14yrs +. Traditional bicycles are available for younger children.

Day 2 - Stand up paddle boarding

The 2hr lesson will be in Mullaghmore, approx. 8km from us here in the Centre here. Lessons are offered to cater for all abilities and ages from beginner taster sessions, improver progression sessions and advanced SUPsurf and SUP racing sessions. All equipment supplied.

Lessons available:

May/June - weekends only
July/August - 7 days a week
4 sessions daily 10am - 7pm
Group lessons usually 10am, 12pm, 3pm and 5pm
September/October - weekends only
November/April – closed

Package details and prices per person:-

  • Accommodation at The Benwiskin Centre for 2 nights - private room with ensuite facilities
  • Electric OR traditional bicycles
  • Stand up paddle boarding lesson
Group size Adults
(Electric bicycle)

   (Electric tandem or

traditional bicycle)   

(Traditional bicycle)
2 €115 pp €105 pp €90 pp
3 €105 pp €95 pp €90 pp
4 €100 pp €90 pp €85 pp

Packages can be altered to suit your requirements. For further enquires or to book a package, please email us or call us on 071 9176721.


Preserving and enhancing our local environment

The Benwiskin Centre
Hostel & Self-Catering Accommodation
Co Sligo

Call: 071 91 76721

Open: 9 - 5 Mon to Fri
Out of hours until:10pm daily
+353 (0)87 414 9189

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