Activities in Erris, County Mayo

By: Heather  05/12/2011

Besides fishing, many visitors to Erris, Co. Mayo are happy to relax, escape the rat-race and unwind for a little while.

The scenery is breathtaking, varied and transforms as quickly as the clouds on the horizon.

Explore The cliffs at DownPatrick Head and The Great Sea-Stack where St. Patrick banished the snakes from Ireland.

Take a trip round the Erris peninsula and Blacksod lighthouse. Windsurfing, kayaking and old fashioned curraghs can all be found. The long stands of fine beaches for example Elly Bay (blue flag beach ) Shraigh Beach, Carrowteigue Beach,Doohoma Beach and Doolough Beach. Swap the bright colours for the more somber tones at Ballycroy National Park.

Or work on your handicap, Heather View Bed and Breakfast is also adjacent to some of Co. Mayo's top class Golf Courses for example Mullranney, Doohoma and Carne golf links are all close by.

....and after all the activities of the day let us suggest a place for you to sample some Co. Mayo nightlife, restaurants, award winnig pubs with traditional music, relaxing lounge bars, we are only happy to help you.