Family Friendly Things to do in Mayo

The requests for things to do in different Counties are coming in

The requests for things to do in different Counties are coming in thick and fast! And a highly requested County is the beautiful County Mayo. Mayo is a wonderful County for a family holiday, with loads to see and do.

We’ve gathered up lots of fantastic ideas for Things to do in Mayo, but as always, be sure to let us know if we’re missing any of your favourites:


  • Belleek Woods, Belleek Castle, Ballina – can visit the ducks, fariy trail and adventure through all the old ruins scattered throughout
  • Elly Beach, Erris
  • Graune Pet Farm, Ballyhaunis
  • Simply SUP
  • Gardens in Enniscoe House – Looped walks, Cafe and Visitor Centre
  • Kilcummin Back Strand
  • Downpatrick
  • Blanemore Forest – 5km walk and is brilliant for little ones
  • Land of the Giants, McMahon Park Claremorris
  • Carrowteigue Walk – couple of hours walking but it’s an easy surface and mainly flt. Incredible sea views with sea stacks and views of Benwee Head
  • Balla Woods – has a lovely fairy village
  • Swinford Woods
  • Tourmakeady Waterfall
  • Cong – gorgeous village with old monastery and forest walk beside the river.
  • Lacken Beach
  • Ross Beach
  • Old Head Beach, Westport
  • Ceide Fields
  • Western Greenway
  • Pure Magic Achill – paddleboarding, kitesurfing
  • Westport House and Gardens
  • Go Trekking Ireland, Westport – Horse Treks
  • Visit Achill Island
  • Hike to the Look Out Tower in Keem Bay, Achill
  • Bertra Beach, Westport
  • Silver Strand, Louisburgh
  • Wavesweeper Sea Adventures, Belmullet – surfing, kayaking, SUP boarding and more!
  • Mayo Surf School and Rentals, Belmullet
  • Moorehall, Carnacon
  • Lough Lannagh
  • Raheen Woods, Castlebar
  • Keem, Keel and Doogort in Achill
  • Ashleigh Falls, Delphi
  • Addergoole Titanic Memorial Park, Laherdane
  • Wild Nephin, Newport
  • Braigh Hill, Foxford
  • Mulranny Beach
  • Nephin Mountain
  • Croaghan Cliff Walk
  • Carrowniskey Strand, Louisburgh
  • Surf Mayo, Carrowniskey Strand
  • Ballina Playground
  • Carrowmore Beach


  • Belleek Castle, Ballina
  • Foxford Woolen Mills
  • Museum of Country Life, Turlough House
  • Ashford Castle
  • Westport House
  • Aquarium, Achill
  • Michael Davitt Museum
  • Jackie Clake Collection, Ballina
  • The Wild West Indoor Play Centre



  • Mount Falcon,
  • Cafe Cobou, Ballina
  • Jack Fenn’s Courtyard Bistro, Belleek Castle, Ballina
  • The Old Post Office, Crossmolina
  • Ice House, Ballina
  • Kaffa Coffee in Gardens of Enniscoe House
  • Gelati Ice-cream, Ballina
  • Aghna’s Cafe, Claremorris
  • The Junction, Ballina
  • The Coffee Vine Cafe, Ballina
  • The Loft, Ballina
  • Crockets Quay, Ballina
  • Pure Magic Achill
  • Sage, Westport
  • Westport Woodfire Restaurant, Westport
  • The Towers Bar and Restaurant, Westport
  • Creel Coffee House, Westport
  • The Must Be The Place, Westport
  • The Talbot, Belmullet
  • Beehive, Achill
  • The Brewery Cup, Castlebar
  • Mary’s Cottage Kitchen, Ballycastle
  • Nevin’s Newfield Inn, Mulranny
  • Lydon’s Lodge, Cong
  • Butler & Byrne, Cong

Let us know if you’ve visited any of these incredible places … or where would you add to the list?!

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