Top things to do in Ballymote

Cave in Ballymote

Caves of Keash

Around 6km outside Ballymote, these splendid limestone caves high up in the side of Keshcorran hill make for a fun expedition. You can park near the bottom of the fields at the foot of the mountain and climb on up. …
Castle in Ballymote

Ballymote Castle

Just down from Ballymote train station, the immense shell of Ballymote Castle is a classic, imposing ruin. It was from this early-14th-century redoubt, fronted by formidable drum towers, that O'Donnell marched to di…
Arts Centre in Ballymote

Coleman Irish Music Centre

This music centre hosts multimedia exhibits and workshops and performances. You can add to your music collection or pick up your own instruments and sheet music at the on-site shop too. It's 12km south of Ballymote …
Nature Centre in Ballymote

Eagles Flying

Eagles soar straight over your head at this volunteer-run research centre, so you can learn about these birds of prey during demonstrations; there's also a mini-zoo with ducks, donkeys and other cute critters. It's …
Cafe in Ballymote

Imelda's Picnic Basket

You may not want to bring your date for dinner, but this decent greasy spoon is a good stop for curry chips, full-on breakfasts, ample pots of coffee and friendly service.