Top Ten Things to do in Enniscrone, Co. Sligo - Visit North Mayo

Enniscrone is a short drive from Ballina and has many fun things to see and do. Here is just a taste of what Enniscrone has to offer!

Our top ten activities in Enniscrone

1. Surfing 

7th Wave Surf School Enniscrone Surf Camp
Seventh Wave Surf School

Weather you’re a beginner or professional honing your skills, you’ll find some waves to tackle. Enniscrone has a number of surfing schools all excellent in their own right. During the summer they run surf schools a must do for kids.

7th Wave Surf School
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North West Surf School
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2. Enniscrone Beach 

Enniscrone beach, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Enniscrone beach

The amazing golden sandy beach of Enniscrone boasts over three miles of a walk or if you’re feeling energetic, a run. You’ll feel truly energised and refreshed and why not tip your toes in the water as you stroll along . . .  The beach in Enniscrone is always a hub of excitement throughout the year so keep an eye for many events taking place from festivals, runs and much more.  This is one of the top ten activities in Enniscrone you really  don’t want to leave out…

3. Stand Up Paddle Boarding 

Stand up paddling at Enniscrone, Co. Sligo with Harbour SUP
SUP with Harbour SUP

Enniscrone has a fabulous pier where you can look forward to many activities, but one to try out on your visit is SUP. Catering for individuals or groups up to 24, fun will definitely be had. Harbour Sup and Sail offer activities both in Enniscrone and Ballina.

Harbour SUP and Sail
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4. Seaweed Baths

Kilcullen’s Seaweed Baths

You can’t go to Enniscrone without venturing to Kilcullen’s Seaweed baths, a guaranteed experience that will leave you refreshed and relaxed. If you’re not up for a bath a visit to the baths to experience the building is well worth it. The doors opened in the baths back in 1912 the year of the “Titanic”, for over 100 years and into the fifth generation of ownership, the Edwardian charm of this building is a most see. Opening hours are seasonal so calling ahead is advised. Kilcullen’s Seaweed Baths
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5. A Sweet Treat 

Gelati ice-cream Ballina and Enniscrone

A sweet treat is a favourite of ours. Pick from Maple Moose,  Tracey’s Café and Gelati for your dessert needs.  From award winning ice creams to delicious pancakes each café has their own unique style and flavour.

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Maple Moose, Phone no. 096 37171

6. Archaeological and History interest

Enniscrone Festival Black Pig Sculpture
Enniscrone Black Pig

Enniscrone isn’t short on delivering history from right in the heart of the village to the dunes on the beach. Just situated on the parameters of Enniscrone is the black pig a story steeped in history and culture. From O’ Dowd’s Castle, to ring forts exploring years and years of history Enniscrone has it. Are you brave enough to venture up the Hill of Bodies – a hill near Valley of Diamonds, known as Cnoc na gCorp (hill of bodies) which according to local legend, was formed from the pile up of bodies of Vikings in 891!

7. Waterpoint Aqua Park    

Exterior of Waterpoint Enniscrone
Waterpoint Aqua Park

Included in our list of top ten activities in Enniscrone, is the fun packed aqua park with kids pool area, main pool, Jacuzzi and steam rooms, 65 metre flume water slide. Also including the brand new water inflatable timetabled in the main pool. If you’re still feeling energetic they also have a state of the art gym, a comprehensive fitness time table and personal trainers. Once you’ve experienced all that Waterpoint has to offer you can sit back in their refreshments area and plan your next visit.

W: | E: | T: +353 96 36999

8. Walking and Cycling 

Foxford Ramblers
Enjoy our tracks and trails

If it’s a stroll on the beach or a trail you’d like to follow your days will be action packed in Enniscrone. The village has a very active walking group which anyone can join up with and on Saturdays they do a walk, meeting at 9.30am at the Enniscrone Tourist office. You can check out their schedule on Bike hire is available locally catering for all the family.

Hire a bike from Paddle and Pedal
W: | E: | T: +353 87 6808955

9. Fishing 

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Dolphins in Enniscrone

Are you looking to catch your dinner or maybe spot a shark, then why not head out on a boat trip? Enniscrone offers day trips out on boats or you could drop a line if you’re feeling lucky off the Pier in Enniscrone. Whether you’re a serious angler or a novice looking to spot some dolphins head to Enniscrone Pier, they cater for all group sizes.

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10. Golf and Pitch & Putt 

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Enniscrone Golf Club

Enniscrone, Co. Sligo near North Mayo caters for the professional and fun side of golfing with both a world renowned championship links golf course and a 18 hole pitch and putt course. Weather your starting out in your golfing aspirations or you’re a seasoned pro the Enniscrone Golf Course is an exciting fun challenge featuring The Dunes, a 7, 033 yard, par 73 links course you’ll be in good company as you navigate your way around the 27 hole link course.
The pitch and putt course overlooks the coastline of Enniscrone and is great family fun for all ages, with 18 holes you’ll be well on the way to polishing up on your skills. Equipment is provided and groups are welcome.

Enniscrone Golf Course
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Pitch and Putt
W: Enniscrone Pitch & Putt | T: +353 96 36788