Things to see and do - Castlebar
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Castlebar Travel guide
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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), ..
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 Got..
N 84 IRL - Ballintubber
This abbey is one of the few medieval churches where mass has been celebrated continuously for over 750 years. It is a beautiful example of Western Ireland's Romanesque school. The nave was completely rebuilt in 1295 after being destroyed by fire. Th..
Castlebar Street IRL - Westport
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..
Aughagower IRL - Westport
Prix Prices from : 45 €
This boutique hotel has luxurious rooms and beautiful views of Croagh Patrick mountain. It is in the historic village of Aughagower, 5 minutes' drive from Westport. Each bedroom at Westport Country Lodge has a unique design, toiletries and an Italia..
New Antrim St IRL - Castlebar
In the County Mayo town of Castlebar, Welcome Inn Hotel offers en suite rooms and a bar and restaurant. With free WiFi and parking, this hotel is just 17km from Westport. Each room has a TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities. All have an en su..
Rosbeg IRL - Cathair na Mart / Westport
Pretty thatched pub with lovely bay and Croagh Patrick views. Hearty, unfussy dishes feature shellfish and lobsters from the bay, and lamb and beef from the fields nearby. Sit outside, in the rustic bar or in the first floor dining room.
IRL - Baile Uí Fhiacháin
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
Knock Rd IRL - Clár Chlainne Mhuiris / Claremorris
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.