Self Catering Accommodation Guide to Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, Ireland

About Enniscrone

Enniscrone has an unrivalled location just 35 miles from Sligo and 8 miles from Ballina. Knock airport is just 38 miles away and driving from either Dublin or Belfast takes just over 2 hours. Enniscrone is renowned for it’s breathtaking coastal beauty and boasts a wealth of amenities including:

Enniscrone Beach

The beauty of Enniscrone Beach is hard to beat. It is over 3km long and has the prestigious Blue Flag Status. It is very safe for children and also has some fabulous dunes to play in as well as a playground and amusements.

Golf in Enniscrone

Situated at Killala bay and offering spectacular views of the Atlantic, Ennisrone Golf Links is renowned for offering both very high quality golf together with stunning beauty. Other golf clubs in the area include Ballina, Castlebar, Westport, Rossespoint and Belmullet.

Activities in Enniscrone

The Waterpoint Centre and Pool

The Waterpoint offers very high quality facilities including a swimming pool, fun water slide, kiddie’s pool, sauna, activity room and a fully equipped gymnasium.

Fishing in Enniscrone

Enniscrone is well established as a sea-angling centre with river and lake angling also popular. Charter vessels and gillies are available.

Seaweed Baths in Enniscrone

Once again just a moment away from the Apartments, the famous seaweed baths established in 1912, offer steam and seaweed bath and water showers.

Local Amenities near Enniscrone

  • Childrens Playground
  • Deep-sea Diving
  • Golf
  • Hill Walking
  • Historical Sites
  • Horse-Riding
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Sandy Beach
  • Scenic Walks
  • Sea Angling
  • Seaviews
  • Seaweed Baths
  • Shopping
  • Shore Angling
  • Swimming Pool
  • Walking Trails

History of Enniscrone

There are many archaeological and historical sites located in the area.

W.B. Yeats

Sligo inspired much of the poet's most famous work. The Yeats Tour traverses many o the scenes that have been imortalised by the Nobel Prize winning writer.


The area boasts the greatest concentration of megalithic monuments in Europe - on such site, Carrowmore, is reputedly one of the oldest and largest Stone Age burial site in Western Europe.

Inishmurray Island

The ruins of the 6th Century Monastery founded by St Molaise are probably the best preserved in Ireland.

Other areas of historical interest in Enniscrone

These include Queen Maeve's Cairn, Sligo Abbey, Culkins Emmigration Museum, Lissadell House, Sligo Art Gallery, Woodville Farm and Drumcliffe Church and Graveyard.