Self Catering  Accommodation, Barretts Townhouse, Foxford, County Mayo


Self Catering  Accommodation, Barretts Townhouse, Foxford, County Mayo


Local Activities




Foxford is attractively located between the Ox Mountains and Neiphin range and situated on the banks of the river Moy which is one of the most famous salmon fishing rivers in Europe, and is the most prolific salmon river in Ireland. 

Fishing on the River Moy in  Foxford, County Mayo

Average annual rod and line caught salmon over the past few years have been 8,000 to 10,000 fish. Approximately 50% of these salmon were caught within a few miles radius of Foxford the Angling Capital of the Moy.

Professional Guiding Available
Jackie is a qualified fishing guide with years of experience fishing the Moy and surrounding rivers and lakes. This fishing would include salmon, wild brown trout. 
Sea trout, on lakes Conn and Cullin the great
Western lakes, and also pike fishing. If you would like to go deep-sea fishing we will arrange this for you


Walking - The Foxford Way
The Foxford Way is an 86km way marked trail which circles the town of Foxford taking in the Ox Mountains, boreens, boglands, archeological sites, lakeshores and river banks.
In addition to having a wealth of flora and fauna, The Foxford Way is also rich in archaeological and historic sites.
The Foxford Walking Club regularly take to the trails and tracks of the Bealach on a Sunday afternoon. 
Throughout the summer there are regular guided walks along various sections of the way.


Golf in Mayo
Mayo has some superb golf from 9 hole par 3 courses to full 18 hole courses. 

Claremorris Golf Club - 18 Hole Course
Full Bar and Restaurant facilities.
Visitors welcome.
Special rates available for Societies and Club Outings.
A warm welcome awaits you all.

Balla Golf Club - 18 hole Par 3
A superb 18 hole Par 3 course
Set in beautiful, peaceful parklands in Balla
Hire Services
Low green fees and membership fees

Ballintubber Par 3 Golf - 9 hole
Ballintubber Par 3 - overlooked by its famous abbey.
An opportunity play in one of Mayo's most natural surroundings


Badminton has always been very popular in the area and sessions take place in the Brown Memorial Hall, each Monday night, at 8.30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.


Swimming Lessons
Swimming lessons take place in Ballina Swimming Pool, on Sundays, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Contact (094) 56249 for details.


Mr Jackie Barrett
Chapel St.,

County Mayo

+353 (0)94 9256162

Email :


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