Try our two-day adventurer weekend in North Mayo - Visit North Mayo

Take a walk on the wild side with this two day adventurer weekend itinerary. Experience a taste of what North Mayo has to offer in outdoors and water activities.

Day One:

Explore the enchanted Belleek Woods: Begin your adventure with a cycle through the fascinating Belleek Woods which features some fantastic trails. There are many historical features from bygone days to unearth including a hermitage site, Knox-Gore Monument also known as “The Horse’s Grave”, the ominous concrete boat and an extraordinary wall built during the famine in Ireland.

Belleek Woods, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Belleek Woods, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland

Stand-up paddle boarding on the River Moy with Harbour Sup: Stand-up paddle boarding is a fast-growing sport which combines a surfboard and a long one-handed paddle. It’s a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness.

It’s excellent for surfers and non-surfers alike and a fantastic way to explore the stunning natural landscapes of Mayo and the internationally renowned river Moy from a different angle.

Harbour Sup is a dedicated stand-up paddle boarding provider and all instructors are ASI/ ISA qualified.

Contact: Mikee Hamilton, Harbour SUP, Enniscrone, County Sligo,

T: +353 (0) 86 0315737, Visit: www.harboursupsail.com

Stand up paddling on the River Moy Ballina County Mayo with Harbour SUP and Sail
Stand up paddling on the River Moy Ballina County Mayo with Harbour SUP and Sai

Day Two: 

Surf the Waves at Enniscrone: Mayo is one of several surfing meccas along the Wild Atlantic Way with waves that welcome the amateur surfer as well as the experts.

The Salmon Capital of Ireland, Ballina acts as a fantastic gateway to several of the area’s most popular surfing locations. Only a 10 minute drive away, Enniscrone is a town that has in recent years built up a strong reputation as a surfing destination for beginners and enthusiasts alike.

There are a number of surfing schools that offer all the equipment and support needed for a day on the waves.

Visit: discoverenniscrone.com

Surfing in Enniscrone, County Sligo, Ireland
Surfing in Enniscrone, County Sligo, Ireland

Kayak the Moy River and Killala Bay: North Mayo has a flood of outstanding kayaking spots to explore. Kayak along the world-renowned river Moy in Ballina with the town’s iconic cathedral as your backdrop.

Witness the serene beauty at Killala Bay and look out for the exceptional marine life on the way. North Mayo has a flood of outstanding kayaking spots to explore. Kayak along the world-renowned river Moy in Ballina with the town’s iconic cathedral as your backdrop.

Witness the serene beauty at Killala Bay and look out for the exceptional marine life on the way.

Contact: David Horkan, Paddle and Pedal, Ballina, County Mayo

T: +353 (0) 87 6808 89 55, W: www.paddleandpedal.ie

Kayaking on the River Moy Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Kayaking on the River Moy Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland

We hope you enjoy your two-day adventurer weekend in North Mayo – let us know if you have any other suggestions for great outdoor activities!