Leisure Activities in Foxford in Co. Mayo

Walking - The Foxford Way

The Foxford Way is an 86km way marked trail which circles the town of Foxford taking in the Ox Mountains, boreens, boglands, archeological sites, lakeshores and river banks. In addition to having a wealth of flora and fauna, The Foxford Way is also rich in archaeological and historic sites. See Foxford Walks page.

The Foxford Ramblers Walking Club regularly take to the trails and tracks in the area on a Sunday afternoon. Throughout the summer there are regular guided walks along various sections of the Foxford Way.

Bridge Club

The Bridge Club was formed in 1990 by Emma Sherry, and to start there was only three tables. They meet every Wednesday night in the Social Services Centre at 8.00pm and new members and any visitors in the area are always welcome to attend.

Badminton

Badminton has always been very popular in the area and sessions take place in the Brown Memorial Hall, each Monday night, at 8.30 pm all are welcome to attend.

Golf

Within a 45 minute drive of Foxford there are eight golf courses to choose from, the closest three are; Enniscrone 18-hole, Swinford 9-hole, Ballina 9-hole.

GAA

See Moy Davitts GAA

Fishing

A choice of great fishing and angling experiences await the visitor to Foxford. There are excellent stretches of salmon fishing on the River Moy while nearby Loughs Conn and Cullin are famous for brown trout. For more information on fishing in the area see the Foxford Fishing page.