The Benwiskin Centre

Ballintrillick, Sligo

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The Benwiskin Centre


Overview of Hostel

Come and stay at the warm and friendly Benwiskin Centre which offers holiday hostel accommodation, based in a beautiful scenic rural location in Ballintrillick, North Co. Sligo, approx 5 miles from the sea at Mullaghmore on the WIld Atlantic Way.

The Benwiskin Centre, awarded the EU Flower Ecolab

From Nights People


The Hostel is located in Balintrillick, North County Sligo, approx 16 miles outside of Sligo Town.
GPS: 54 24' 46' N 8 23' 26' W


From Dublin:
Drive North-West on the N4
(Approx. 129M/208km)

From Cork:
Drive North on the N20 to Limerick continue along on the N18 to Galway then take the N17 and N4 into Sligo
(Approx. 205M/328K)


From Belfast:
Travel West on the M1, then A4 towards Enniskillen, A46 to Belleek. N3 to Ballyshannon. Take the N15 towards Sligo before the village of Cliffoney. (Approx. 1 mile before Cliffoney village you will see Ballintrillick signposted) turn left at this junction.
(Approx 123M/198km)

From Sligo:
North on the N15 through Grange and then through Cliffoney. Travel on past Cliffoney for approx. 1 mile. Take right turn for Ballintrillick (signposted)
(Approx. 16M/25K)


When you have come off the Sligo Road and have turned into the Ballintrillick road you need to stay on this main road for approx. 3M/ 4.5km. You will cross over a small bridge. Travel on a little further and you will come to a crossroads. The Benwiskin Centre sign is on your left at this junction. Turn left. The Benwiskin Centre is located less than 1M/1.5km along this road on the right (before the Church).

Nearest train and main bus station is in Sligo Town (Bus stops in Cliffoney)..

Located near

Cliffoney Mullaghmore Kinlough Bundoran

Conditions & Policy

Child Friendly

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a no show or cancel 48 hours or less before arrival, the 1st nights stay will be charged to your card. Check in time is AFTER 2pm on the day of your arrival and check out time is at 11am on the day of your departure. Please call us in advance if you are arriving outside of office hours on either our office number between 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri on 0035371 9176721 or after this time on our out of office hours mobile number 00353 87 4149189 and inform a member of staff of your expected time of arrival (please arrive before 10pm). The Benwiskin Centre is happy to welcome you. However, we ask that the person responsible for the booking takes responsibility for their guests. 1.If there are children with your group, they must be supervised in and on the grounds of The Benwiskin Centre as there are many dangers on the premises (open road, pond area, car park etc.) 2.Ballintrillick Environmental Group and the Staff of The Benwiskin Centre accept no responsibility for any accident or liability incurred by your group whilst here. 3.The Centre has sleeping accommodation for 28 guests (30 if 2 fold up beds used). 4.No tents are to be erected on the grounds of The Benwiskin Centre. 5.Please ensure that all windows and doors are closed when leaving the building. 6.Please ensure that The Benwiskin Centre is cleaned after use by yourself and your guests. In particular a.That the common areas have been tidied after use. b.All dishes have been washed and put away and the kitchen is left tidy. c.Dishwasher to be used by large groups only in an effort to minimise water usage. d.Please use our recycling facilities in the kitchen and bottle and can banks outside the entrance to the Centre’s car park. e.Please be aware of and courteous to other guests using the Centre. 7. All beds used by you and your guests must be stripped of their sheets etc on the morning of your departure. 8. Please ensure that all keys are left behind either in the bedroom door or the post-box outside the front door. 9. Please be aware of and advise your group of the checking out time of 11am on the morning of your departure. (For private hire of the centre please also note) You may be asked to pay a €150 bond as part of your booking to cover any breakages or damages which may occur during your stay, this/or part of it will be returned to you within a few days of your departure. You will be notified of any damages that are found as early as possible and you will be asked to pay for them. If this amount exceeds €150 you will informed of this and you will be asked to pay the excess. Please be aware of and advise your group of the checking out time of 11am on the morning of your departure.