Swinford is a town located in the east of Mayo in Ireland, close to Charlestown and Ireland’s west airport, Knock. The town is positioned on the tributary of the River Moy and is home to the Brabazon estate which is now partly a public park with some great facilities such as a 9 hole golf course, sports centre and football pitch. Swinford is known for its great fishing waters which include the Callow lakes, Conn lake and Cullin lake. Enjoy browsing for self-catering and country cottages in and near Swinford.
About Swinford for Cottage Holidays
Whilst on your visit to Swinford you may enjoy visiting the Hennigan Heritage Centre or enjoy a game of golf at the local golf club. Take a short drive and visit the town of Charlestown to experience its local farmers market or a light snack at one of its local cafes. Knock is also a very interesting place with over 1.5 million pilgrim visitors each year. This town became internationally famous for its Marian apparition in 1879 and is now recognised as a place of prayer and pilgrimage. You can get more information at the Knock museum and Knock Shrine.
For those of you looking to get out and about, cycling, walking and fishing are popular activities in the area. During the summer you can enjoy one of Ireland’s largest summer festivals which is held in Swinford every year. This street festival is a sight to behold with pageantry, Céilí dancing and wonderful heritage displays. Whether you plan to stay in Swinford for a fishing or walking holiday, we trust that you will enjoy browsing through the self-catering accommodation options in and near Swinford.
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