15 Morrison Terrace
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Ballina, County Mayo and its surroundings offer a host of activities and attractions, and a wonderful base for exploring it all is the self-catering house at 15 Morrison Terrace. The lovely house sits beside the River Moy and can sleep four people.
The self-catering house at 15 Morrison Terrace is a lovely, ivy-clad building with front and rear gardens as well as a patio area. Set beside the River Moy, world famous for its salmon, and just a five-minute walk to Ballina Town Centre, the three-bedroom house is ideal for a stay in County Mayo.
The house has timber floors throughout and is warm and full of character. It accommodates four people with a large, double bedroom and a twin room. All beds come with electric blankets so guests are sure to stay cosy. There is a bath, electric shower, electric heater and an extractor fan in the bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped and the utility room contains a washing machine, spin dryer, freezer and drying space. While not out exploring the beautiful region, guests can relax in the sitting room, complete with cable TV and DVD player.
Ballina is an ideal base for exploring the unspoilt beauty of North Mayo and West Sligo. Built on the banks of the River Moy, the town is considered the capital of North Mayo, and is a warm, welcoming and hospitable town. It is one of the most famous salmon fishing towns in the world and provides opportunities for angling suiting all levels of fisherman.
In Ballina, there are opportunities for golfing, fishing, sea angling, hill walking, mountain climbing, sailing, swimming, diving, surfing and horse riding. Additionally, the region is a golfer’s paradise, with an 18-hole course on the outskirts of town, and 18-hole links courses in Eniscrone (10km) and Belmullet (40km). Within a 10km radius there are excellent safe beaches at Eniscrone, Lacken and Ross, while in Ballina Town there are indoor and outdoor tennis courts, swimming pool, fully equipped leisure complex, cinema and an excellent children's playground. The 78-hectare woodland of Belleek is located on the outskirts of town. There are lovely woodland walks and trails through the forest.
Anyone interested in history will enjoy visiting the impressive St Muredach's Cathedral, which stands imposingly on the banks of the River Moy beside the remains of the Augustinian Abbey. A few kilometres away near Killala, people can discover the 15th-century Moyne Abbey and Rosserk Friary. Every year, thousands of pilgrims also journey to the famous Marian shrine at Knock, which is just a 45-minute drive away.
Ballina also hosts notable special events, including the annual Salmon Festival, which takes place in July and incorporates the Ballina Street and Arts Festival. The week-long festival provides free entertainment for the whole family and attracts thousands of visitors to the town.