A stop on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
Close to the Sligo/Mayo border Enniscrone also provides an ideal base for exploring all that both counties offer along this starkly beautiful coastline. Nearby towns include Ballina in Co Mayo and Sligo Town, while many world-class attractions are within easy driving distance of Enniscrone. Visitors can enjoy a daytrip to the UNESCO World Heritage site at the Ceide Fields, visit Achill island, Westport Town and House, climb Croagh Patrick or enjoy a tour through the world-famous Foxford Woollen Mills. Should you wish to widen your experience of the west of Ireland, the options from your base at Enniscrone are limitless!
See & Do
There are just so many things to see and do in Enniscrone and the surrounding area that you cannot help but be inspired. Embrace the great outdoors with superb natural amenities and experience spectacular views of coast and land. Amaze yourself by catching a wave in the Atlantic Ocean, trecking along a sandy beach on horseback or summiting a rugged hill with friends. For couples seeking time together and new adventures or groups of friends who want to pack in as much activity and craic as possible, you will not be left wanting!
The award-winning accommodation available for you to choose from includes hotels, guesthouses, bed & breakfasts, camping parks and self-catering apartments and houses. Whether you want to stay in a more remote location where peace and quiet and uninterrupted views are the main attraction or you prefer to be at the centre of the action, Enniscrone can meet every request. This makes it the ideal holiday destination for solo travellers, groups of friends and clubs, as well as both younger and older couples.
Check out Enniscrones’ calendar of events for festivals, live music and entertainment:
Black Pig Festival, Country and Western Music Festival, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, O’Dubhda Challenge Marathon, New Years Day Swim & Splash, Connaght Battle for the Paddle
Enniscrone offers everything that you will need for your holiday, whether you are visiting for a weekend break or a month at the seaside! A full range of retail, dining, accommodation and commercial services are available in the town and surrounding area, many of which you will find listed on this website. When you are visiting a town for the first time you do not want to search endlessly for the services you need and so here you will find a listing of the local businesses for your convenience.
Situated near the county border with Mayo, just 10 km from Ballina and 56km from Sligo, the town’s location makes it the perfect base for exploring the beautiful landscapes counties Sligo and Mayo have to offer. Landscapes counties Sligo and Mayo have to offer.