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Ballycroy National Park



The Ballycroy National Park is located in the Owenduff area of Northwest County Mayo. It is one of the largest areas of peatland in Europe, and consisting of 117.79 square kilometres of bogs, moorlands, cliffs and rivers. There is a hugely diverse range of flora and fauna in the region, and for this, Ballycroy was dedicated a Special Area of Conservation and granted National Park status in 1998.

In the Owenduff River, there is prolific Trout and Salmon fishing, which makes this the perfect place for a quiet fishing holiday, and the mountains and cliffs make excellent climbing, walking, abseiling and kayaking territory. The National park also has many different kinds of flora, fauna and wildlife suiting bird watchers, nature lovers, families and walkers. Some of Ireland’s beautiful villages and towns surround the national park such as Ballycroy, Westport, Newport, Bagnor and seaside village of Mulrany. There is a variety of accommodation in the area, so there is something for everyone in this beautiful region.


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In the meantime, please just click on the links below for the range of holiday accommodation in Ballycroy National park in County Mayo, from high quality hotels, to B&BS and guest houses. There is also a good range of self-catering holiday cottages in Ballycroy National Park. There are a wide range of attractions, places to eat and other activities to suit all tastes in and around the Ballycroy National Park. aims to provide a one-stop shop for holiday makers by providing easy an easy to use directory and information portal for all types of holiday accommodation and attractions in the UK and Ireland. If you would like to advertise your attraction, Hotel, holiday cottage, or B&B, please take a look at our advertising options.

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  • Hotel in County Mayo, Ireland
    Achill Cliff House Hotel County Mayo Ireland

    Hotel in Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland

    Achill Cliff House is a family-run hotel is in the heart of Keel village, overlooking Tramore Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.An ideal location for walking, photography, surfing or si...

    Family Friendly  

    € 60.00 - € 90.00 per night

  • Holiday Apartment in County Sligo, Ireland
    Benbulben Suites Luxury Apartment North West Ireland

    Holiday Apartment in Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland

    1 bed room suite with full kitchen facilities in the grounds of hotel.Luxury and comfortable beside hotel.Set in the wonderful North West Ireland and a great location to discover t...


    € 75.00 - € 109.00 pppn

  • B&B in County Mayo, Ireland
    Kennys Guest House 3 Star B&B in County Mayo Ireland

    B&B in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland

    Irish Tourist Board approved accommodation in the centre of Castlebar. All rooms en-suite with T.V, telephone, hairdryer and Tea/Coffee making facilities. Secure parking and wifi...

    Family Friendly  

    € 35.00 - € 45.00 pppn

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