Various local activities from the leisurely Cross Loop 5k or 10k walks to the more strenuous surfing & kite surfing, the challenge of the playing of one of Ireland’s best golf links courses (Carne GC) or participating at Uisce Ireland’s number 1 Irish college with Adventure Sports; Cross (Binghamstown) & the Mullet Peninsula provide many activities to enjoy whether on a long holiday or just a weekend break.

Park Run (Erris)

Erris parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:30am in Cross Loop, Cross, Binghamstown, Belmullet, Co. Mayo. It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that’s for fun or as part of a training plan.

Erris ParkRun – Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

The course is 5000m (5K) long. The course is at Cross Loop, Cross, Binghamstown, Belmullet. The course is run on a mixture of tarmac paths, grass and sand . Some sections of the course may accumulate mud, leaves and puddles after rain. Dependent on availability, marshals will be at key sections of the course, or signs will be in place.

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the finish line – please come and join us!


What is Erris parkrun?

It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock.


When is it?

Every Saturday at 9:30am

Where is it?

The event takes place at Cross Loop, Cross, Binghamstown, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

What does it cost?

Nothing – it’s free! but please register before your first run.


Links Golf

27 Holes of links golf at its best along the Wild Atlantic Way



Tonn Nua Surf School is small business but our instructors are very experienced. 

Cross Loop Walk

Much of this walk is on the fine sandy beach at Cross Common with the remainder mostly on sandy track and minor road with underfoot generally firm and even. Migrant Barnacle and Grey geese graze the sandy fields and dunes around Cross Lough. Off-shore lie the islands of Inishglora, Inishkeeragh and the Inishkeas, with their folklore, history and birdlife.





Walking/Hiking Trails


5.7 km / 3.3 miles


Estimated Time

1hr 30min


Cross Loop

A fab new walk beside the lake and along Cross beach along the Wild Atlantic Way


Gaeltacht Courses

Coláiste UISCE is a unique activity based Irish Language College and Adventure Centre situated in the heart of Mayo’s Gaeltacht, where the teaching of Irish is intertwined with the enjoyable experience of modern exhilarating adventure and water sports.

Boat Charters

You may also want to ‘take to the seas’ for a short tour, angling, sea diving, see the highest cliffs in Ireland (Croaghan Cliffs), sea cave sightseeing or maybe even a trip out to the Iniskea islands or the famous Inisglora island.

Two local businesses providing Charter boat hire:

Geraghty Charters

The Geraghty family from the Brú Chlann Lir B&B offer chartered sea angling trips and sightseeing trips to the deserted Inis Gé Islands & Achill Island. Whether you are fishing or simply exploring, it will be an adventurous boat trip that you will never forget.

Lavelle Boat Charters

Belmullet Boat Charters is a family run business located near Blacksod, Belmullet. We specialize in island trips, sea angling and diving.

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