Leisure Activities in Crossmolina in Co. Mayo
Crossmolina, on the shores of Lough Conn, can offer you the peace and relaxing holiday you have always sought. The people are warm and friendly. The surrounding areas offer untarnished natural beauty with miles of safe, sandy beaches, all far from the maddening crowd.
Nephin Mountain (standing guard over the town) offers breathtaking views for the treckers and hill climbers alike. Two golf courses are within a stones throw in Ballina and Enniscrone.
The River Moy is world famous for its salmon fishing. The Sports Complex in town has excellent facilities with football, squash, table tennis, tennis and snooker. A Heritage Centre awaits the historians at near by Enniscoe. Night life is lively with singing pubs, discos, games of 25, bridge or whist you just take your pick.
Many archaeological sites can be visited in the area and, on the subject of history, you can find out about your ancestry with the Family History Research Centre. Lough Conn is within walking distance with fishing, boating and canoeing,with many beautiful islands to be explored. Letterkeen woods with its forestry walks is well worth a visit. Crossmolina also hosts a fully equipped Caravan Park with all services laid on for visitors.
In general, you can relax, have the 'crack' and go home satisfied. The nearby Nephin Mountains provides a wonderful backdrop to Crossmolina and there are many trails which offer idyllic hill-walking and cycling. The Nephin Mountain Walk is very popular and allows the visitor to soak up the rolling countryside while walking in a relaxed environment.
Access to Crossmolina is easy with bus, coach and rail links in Ballina and Castlebar; Ireland West Airport Knock is only thirty miles away. So, take a break from it all with the peaceful holiday you want in Crossmolina.