Mayo Destination Guide

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Explore County Mayo Beaches and Coastline

County Mayo has a North and West Atlantic coast with Ireland's largest island, Achill Island, lies off Mayo's west coast.

Mayo has Ireland's third highest cliffs, while Sliabh League in Donegal are the highest, Mayo has Croaghaun on the west of Achill island while the Benwee Head cliffs in Kilcommon Erris drop almost perpendicularly 270m (900 feet) down to the Atlantic Ocean.

Mayo Coast Map

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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Trawmore Strand Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Blue Flag Awards

National Museum of Country Life

Place Tags: Museums

Carrowmore Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Ballycroy National Park

Place Tags: Outdoors - Nature

Achill Island lifeboat station

Place Tags: Lifeboats

Deserted Village

Croagh Patrick

Ballyglass lifeboat station

Place Tags: Lifeboats

Cong Abbey

Place Tags: History - Heritage

White Strand Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Old Head Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Blue Flag Awards

National Famine Memorial