County Mayo is a popular holiday destination for families and lovers of sport and outdoor pursuits. Along the coastline and inland there is a range of holiday accommodation from self catering cottages to B&Bs.
Explore County Mayo
The third biggest county in Ireland, offers a mix of rugged mountain, beautiful beaches and a host of small villages scattered along the coast. Large towns include Ballina and Westport, modern and vibrant which boasts fantastic pubs and restaurants. Mayo’s well-preserved countryside, unique scenery and rich heritage make it an ideal walking and cycling destination.
A popular historic attraction is Ceide Fields, the world's oldest known field system dating back to 5,000BC! For more history why not visit The National Museum of Country Life and Hennigan’s Heritage Farm.
Within the county is Ireland's largest island, Achill Island, accessible from the mainland by bridge. With its Atlantic location, five blue flag beaches and stunning mountain landscape, Achill Island provides plenty of outdoor activities and watersports including surfing, windsurfing and kayaking.