Our home is located in a quiet housing estate in the small town of Swinford in Co Mayo. The town itself has plenty to offer including a nine hole golf course, outdoor playground, plenty of scenic walks, great traditional pubs, a large supermarket and a hotel. Overall, you will get to enjoy an authentic local experience of living in Ireland. Our kitchen includes a Nespresso Machine, Nutri Bullet, Microwave, Toaster and Kettle etc, a large gas barbeque and we can include golf clubs if required. Kids are very welcome and we are non smokers and we would prefer non smokers. We can arrange a cot, high chair, car seats, changing table etc if needed.
We are seeking a home swap for July and August 2016 and we are open to visiting any of the main cities in Canada.
Swinford is very centrally located for touring the West of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way. We are within 15 minutes drive of an international airport (Ireland West Airport Knock) which offers regular flights to the UK and Europe. The world famous River Moy, renowned for salmon fishing, is within 3-4 km and there are a number of championship golf courses within a short driving distance (Enniscrone GC, Westport GC, Castlebar GC, Ballinrobe GC, Rosses Point GC (Top 20 links courses in Europe) and many more!)
Many West of Ireland beaches are within short driving distance, Enniscrone Beach, Strandhill and Easkey Beach (The last two are excellent for surfing). We are just 40 minutes drive from Westport Town where you can climb Croagh Patrick and access the Greenway which is a new walking and cycle track built on old railway lines connecting Westport, Mulranny and Achill.
You can also easily access most of the main cities:
Galway City is within 1 hr and 10 minutes drive, Dublin is within 2 hr 30 minutes drive, Sligo is within 50 minutes drive, Athlone is within 1 hr 30 minutes drive and Limerick is within 2 hr drive