Things to see and do - Castlebar
Unmissable tourist sites
Castlebar Travel guide
Castlebar : Michelin's recommendations
The county town of Mayo, Castlebar is a pleasant town, with the river of the same name flowing through it. On the Mall, an area where Lord Lucan (Patrick Sarsfield) once played cricket, there now stands a monument commemorating the rebellion of the United Irish in 1798, beside which is the tomb of John Moore, who was at the time president of the Connaught provisional government. Reonowned flax-trading fairs were once held in the town hall.
Tourist attractions Castlebar : Things to see and do
R 319 IRL - Mulrany
Leaving from Mulrany, Atlantic Drive leads to Achill Island. Once past the bridge and Achill Sound, the road follows the southern coast, where one of Grace O'Malley's dungeons stands. A little before Cashel is the turn-off for Minaun Heights (464m), ..
R 315 IRL - Castlebar
Lough Muckno's island-studded waters are surrounded by a forest park recently laid out with nature trails. The park used to belong to Blaney Castle, better known as Hope Castle after it was bought in the 19C by London banker Thomas Hope. The first ca..
IRL - Turlough
The ideal backdrop for some 50 000 items from the national collection devoted to rural life which had hitherto languished in storage, this new museum is one of four sections of the National museum of Ireland and is sited in the restored Victorian G..
James Street IRL - Westport
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Right in the centre of Westport, this family-run hotel boasts bright, elegantly decorated rooms and free guest access to the leisure centre next door. Guests can enjoy hearty, full Irish breakfasts and spa therapies. With satellite TV, each warmly f..
Castlebar Street IRL - Westport
The beautiful 4-star Castlecourt Hotel is an award-winning hotel in the heart of Westport. It offers live music and dancing every night, a 20-metre indoor pool, gym and spa and beautifully decorated rooms. The spacious rooms at The Castlecourt Hotel..
Castlebar Street IRL - Westport
Prix Prices from : 90 €
In central Westport, this award-winning 4-star hotel offers king-sized beds and Italian marble bathrooms with spa baths in every luxurious room. There is a fine-dining restaurant, a health club, pool and spa. The air-conditioned rooms are beautifull..
Rosbeg IRL - Cathair na Mart / Westport
Pretty thatched pub with lovely bay and Croagh Patrick views. Hearty, unfussy dishes feature mussels, oysters and lobsters from the bay, and lamb and beef from the fields nearby. Sit outside, in the rustic bar or in first floor dining room.
Castlebar Rd, Knockranny IRL - Cathair na Mart / Westport
Spacious hotel restaurant with a large bar, several different seating areas and huge windows offering views to Croagh Patrick Mountain. The three menus feature fresh, local produce, including langoustines from the bay below. Formal service.
The Quay IRL - Cathair na Mart
Brewery Pl, Bridge St IRL - Cathair na Mart / Westport
Tucked away down a small alleyway and named after the chef's home village. Compact interior with shabby-chic, Mediterranean-style décor. Classically based menu showcases local produce in elaborate dishes; seafood specials on the blackboard.
Aghagower IRL - Cathair na Mart / Westport
IRL - Baile Uí Fhiacháin