Things to do in Mayo
Near Great National Hotel Ballina
Find inspiration and ideas on a range of things to do and places to go in Mayo during your stay at Great National Hotel Ballina. For those looking for something different to entertain the family on a day out, Mayo does not disappoint. From wide open spaces, miles of beaches and wild Atlantic surf to children’s activities and heritage sites, the Great National Hotel Ballina is the ideal choice on a break away in Mayo while you explore the West of Ireland.
Explore The Wild Atlantic Way
The West of Ireland is famous for its activities and adventure sports. The natural environment is ideal for walkers, hikers, bikers and explorers. The crystal clear, unspoiled lakes and rivers. The River Moy is famous for Salmon Fishing and an angler’s dream. The Wild Atlantic Way lures surfers and water-sports enthusiasts from around the world, not to mention the links golf enthusiasts.
Uncover Mayo’s Hidden Gems
As your base, Great National Hotel Ballina places you in the centre of all the available walking trails that North Mayo has to offer the visitors. So, whether you enjoy a stroll on the beach or walking the trails of Belleek Woods is one of the largest urban woodland areas in Europe. There are walks for all levels and ability, offering a great way to experience and see all of the breath-taking scenery, heritage and beauty Mayo has to offer its visitors. Steeped in history and every small village has its own tale to tell. Three of the most notable attractions of interest are Croagh Partrick, Ballintubber Abbey and the National Museum of Country Life.
So if you’re looking for heritage and adventure, you’ve come to the right place! See below the list of the local activities and local attractions, which are within easy distance of Great National Hotel Ballina making us a perfect choice to enjoy the best that the West has to offer.
Wild Atlantic Way
In Mayo there are thirty-one Discovery Points and two of them are indicated as Signature Points: Downpatrick Head and Keem Strand.Read More
Mayo is a wise choice of holiday destination! There is something for everyone offering satisfaction and enjoyment to all levels of participation from the professional to the 'first time' adventurer.Read More
Considering a family break in Mayo? This family friendly hotel is at the hub of all the major attractions.Read More
Islands and Beaches
Mayo has a large numbers of offshore islands and islets lying round its shoreline like a pearl necklace.Read More
Connacht Whiskey Distillery
The Connacht Whiskey Distillery is situated beside the stunning Belleek Woods in Ballina. The first working distillery to open in Mayo for over 100 years.Read More
Rachel’s Irish Adventures provides quality, comfortable, professionally serviced bicycles for hire, suitable for all types of road and off-road terrain.Read More
With incredible events being held throughout the year, this is the perfect time to visit Great National Hotel Ballina.Read More
Social Dancing Classes every Tuesday and Wednesday night at Great National Hotel Ballina.Read More
The Great Fun Club
During school holidays Great National Hotels Ballina host a kids club called Ballina Bears. A fun and exciting day for the kids.Read More