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Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, Ireland

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About Enniscrone

Enniscrone is a small seaside town in County Sligo, Ireland. Its sandy beach, tourist campsite, and golf course all attract visitors. As of the 2016 census, the town had a population of 1,156 people. Evidence of ancient settlement in the area includes a number of ringfort sites in the townlands of Muckduff, Frankford, and Carrowhubbock North and South.

Attractions near Enniscrone

Enniscrone Beach0.46km from Enniscrone

Enniscrone beach is one of the safest and tidiest beaches along the west coast of Ireland. It is almost 5km of fine sand, backed by sand dunes. It offers visitors a wide range of activities for all age groups, including almost 5km of safe beach, world famous seaweed baths, a marvellous 27 hole golf links course, a leisure centre, playground and amusement park.

Moyne Abbey5.75km from Enniscrone

Moyne Abbey, close to Crosspatrick, lies on the west side of Killala Bay, near Ballina. It is one of most impressive ecclesiastical ruins in Mayo and a National Monument. The friary was built in the late Irish Gothic style and has extensive ruins, consisting of a church and domestic buildings situated around a central cloister. Its west doorway is a seventeenth century insertion, and its east window displays fine switchline tracery.

Ross Beach7.3km from Enniscrone

This beautiful sandy beach is the perfect location for a family day on the beach and a place where we have spent many an enjoyable afternoon. It has great views of Barta Island in the River Moy estuary and across Killala bay to Enniscrone beach on the east shore. There is also opportunities for Surfing, Walking, Canoeing, Swimming and Fishing.

Humbert Memorial11.54km from Enniscrone

The historic Humbert Memorial which is located at Humbert Street Ballina town Co Mayo. It was an iconic attraction in this area and it attracts a lot of people.

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Sligo58 attractions

County Sligo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is part of the province of Connacht. Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 65,535 at the 2016 census. It is noted for Benbulben Mountain, one of Ireland's most distinctive natural landmarks.