Walk the strand at stunning Enniscrone, Co. Sligo - Visit North Mayo

Though technically not in North Mayo……West Co. Sligo is the next best thing! The stunningly beautiful seaside resort of Enniscrone consists of almost 5km of fine sand, backed by sand dunes.

With loads to offer, from the stunning strand, to a variety of lively eateries and hostelries, to luxurious hotels, great facilities for children and a stunning coastline stretching all the way to Easkey.

For more than a century people have chosen Enniscrone for their holiday destination. Whether it has been to take a dip in the refreshing Wild Atlantic waters, to take advantage of the therapeutic benefits of the renowned and historic Enniscrone Seaweed Baths, or simply just to relax and get away from it all in this welcoming part of the world.

Visitors can walk the golden strand which stretches as far as the eye can see to where the River Moy enters Killala Bay. Or lose yourself with the children in the majestic sand dunes. Including the challenging “Valley of Diamonds” in a game of hide and seek.

When you’re done,  refresh yourself with a coffee or a healthy smoothie or some delicious hot food. Check out Leo from T2Coffee Van who operates from the beach over the weekends in the Summer months. Alternatively, head to Surf’s Up Café or grab a huge “99” from one of the beachside shops.

In the evenings, you can avail of great food in Ait Eile Restaurant at Gilroy’s. Alternatively, try some top-notch pub grub in the Pilot Bar. Finally, to round your evening off, marvel at the truly majestic view of the sun setting over the Atlantic. This is best seen from a height on the clifftop path to the pier.

Just 10km from the lively town of Ballina along the Wild Atlantic Way, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo is the perfect location for a family holiday, a romantic break or even an outdoor adventure.

If you are visiting the area, why not check out our recommendations for the top ten things to do in Enniscrone.

For more information

Visit the Discover Enniscrone Facebook page which will help you discover all the excitement and adventure that the area has to offer.

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