The beaches in Mayo North really are second to none. Whether you are looking for beautiful clean white sands for a leisurely picnic, a refreshing swim, fun with the family, a refreshing walk or an afternoon surf, the area’s unique and tranquil beaches won’t disappoint you. And sometimes, you’ll even have them all to yourself!



Lacken Strand Beach

Lacken nestles along the rugged North Mayo coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way, between the towns of Killala and Ballycastle. It looks out onto the Atlantic Ocean and Lacken Strand offers breath-taking views of Mayo, Sligo, and Donegal – the North West region of Ireland.

Lacken Strand is special. With its miles of beautiful, vast expansive shoreline and some of the best unspoilt beaches, its scenic beauty is simply unrivalled. Because it’s off the beaten track, it’s completely unspoilt. It’s here you go to breathe, to revel in the open space, and blow away the cobwebs.


Kilcumin Back Strand

Just around the corner from Lacken Strand, you’ll find a true hidden treasure in Kilcummin Back Strand. Our own secret beach, this is a sea fisher’s and a surfer’s paradise. It’s nestled away and isn’t easy to find, but boy, is it worth the search. Here’s a sneak preview of the treasure that awaits once you reach the crest of the hill on your way from Kilcummin Pier.


Enniscrone Beach

Enniscrone beach is a safe blue flag fabulous golden beach which stretches for an amazing 5km. Surrounding the beach on one side is a lively little seaside town called Enniscrone, on the other side the beach meets Killala Bay. Visitors to the town will find a wide range of activities to experience.  

The seaside town of Enniscrone has so much for the holiday maker, amusement park, 18 hole pitch and putt. The famous seaweed baths, Enniscrone golf course; a 27 hole golf links, an all-weather Aqua Leisure Centre, and much more.


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