Croagh Patrick

croagh-patrick.com | 70 mins

One of our Ireland's most visited pilgrimage sites, the Holy mountain of Croagh Patrick is a popular spiritual ascent that is surrounded by picturesque views of the Mayo countryside. Widely considered Ireland's holiest mountain with a history tradition of pilgrimage dating back to 5,000 years ago and more recently after St. Patrick fasted 40 days at the top of the mountain in 441AD.

Ballintubber Abbey

ballintubberabbey.ie | 30 mins

This nearby attraction is a wonderful church that dates back 800 years ago. With a proud tradition of continuously holding mass since its creation even when for 236 years the abbey was without a roof. Ballintubber Abbey is an important site in Mayo and 'the Abbey that refused to die' can be visited with a guide who will tell you the tale of the rich history of the abbey.

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

museumsofmayo.com | 30 mins

This award-winning museum illustrates the country life of Irish people from the 1850 to 1950. Here you can see artifacts, videos footage, displays and interactive screens that are much more engaging than your standard museum. Take a walk through the beautiful gardens of the grounds as you take in over a 100 years of Irish life.