Pilgrims and Visitors have been visiting Drumcliffe for over 1,500 years. Many come to see the final resting place of W.B. Yeats, but usually leave with a love for the place and its history.
Our church building has thankfully reopened, and we are delighted to be receiving visitors from all over the world once again. You are very welcome to come and be inspired by the peace and tranquillity of this place but ask that you are respectful of those attending graves or partaking in services.
Currently admission to the church and churchyard is free for visitors although there is a small charge per visitor for organised tour groups. If you would like to bring your tour group we ask kindly that you book in advance here.
Please note any guides wishing to give their own explanatory talks within the church building must be licenced by the DCTD. Applications can be made via our contact us page.
The Churchyard is open at all times to facilitate families attending graves, and you are most welcome to visit. The Church building is open usually from 9am to 6pm. If you would like to book a visit please contact us. For Church Services click here
Our new Audio Tour entitled “Discover Drumcliffe” will be available for hire from 1 August 2022 and you can book this here. There are two versions available lasting 20 minutes and 30 minutes. This is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Mandarin.
Walk in the footsteps of St. Columba and W.B. Yeats as you Discover Drumcliffe. Hear stories from old times told by the local people and parishioners of the church.
Drumcliffe once again is in a position to welcome coach visitors back. From the 1st of July we require all coach groups to prebook online via our online portal. To onboard your company please contact us.
The Tea House
The Tea House lease has recently been renewed. The new tenents are undertaking some onsite renovation and will be reopening the beginning of August.
Plan Your Visit
Do contact us for information on pricing and packages. Drumcliffe is now up and running for Summer 2022.
Drumcliffe has ample free car parking close to the entrance to the churchyard.
It is located just off the main N15 Routeway situated 10km north of Sligo town on the Wild Atlantic Way.