Ballina has something to offer to all visitors to the area and is an ideal destination if you enjoy the outdoors.
For the golfer there is a choice of courses and links, from Ballina's own 18 hole course to the nearby links courses at Carne (Belmullet), Enniscrone and Rosses Point.
The River Moy, on which Ballina is built, is one of the most famous salmon angling rivers in the world and attracts fishermen from every corner of the globe to fish its rippling waters and the famous Ridge Pool near the Cathedral.
If walking is your passion the Moy Valley has some notable walks including the Sculpture Trail which starts in Ballina, the Great Famine walk in Bonniconlon, The Western Way and The Foxford Way.
Ballina offers a variety of accommodation, including hotels, bed and breakfast and rental accommodation. A friendly and relaxed environment pervades and the visitor to Ballina is made feel at home very quickly.