Things to Do in Mayo
National Museum of Country Life
Just 5 minute drive from Mayo Glamping. Explore Irish traditional lifestyles since 19th century. Craftwork, domestic, farming, folklore & furniture collections.Great for families. Free entry
For more information visit the Museum's website
Ballycroy National Park
Ballycroy National Park is Ireland’s sixth National Park and located on the Western seaboard in northwest Mayo. It comprises of 11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, covering a vast uninhabited and unspoiled wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg mountain range.
To the west of the mountains is the Owenduff bog. This is one of the last intact active blanket bog systems in Ireland and Western Europe and is an important scientific and scenic feature of the National Park. Ballycroy National Park is part of the Natura 2000 Network, which protects rare and important habitats and species under the EU Habitats and Birds Directive.
The Great Western Greenway
Escape the bustle of urban life on the 42km Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland. The World Class Great Western Greenway is a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937. and offers magnificent views of Clew Bay and its many islands
More information can be found by visiting the Greenway Website
Bike Hire available from Clew Bay Bike Hire
Ireland's holy mountain. a place of ancient history and a rich vein of archaeological heritage. Croagh Patrick is situated five miles from the picturesque town of Westport and the mountain's conical shape soars majestically above the surrounding countryside. http://www.croagh-patrick.com/
Ireland's largest island with beautiful beaches & fantastic scenery http://achilltourism.com/
Sitting out in the wild Atlantic Ocean, Downpatrick Head is an area of unrivaled coastal beauty and historical importance. Just a few miles north of Ballycastle village, County Mayo, is the the windswept outcrop of Downpatrick Head
Breaffy Road, Castlebar. Funster indoor playcentre, most fun indoor play centre in the West of Ireland and great fun for toddlers and children up to the age of eleven. http://www.funster.ie/
Mayo Leisure Point
Mayo Leisure Point is an indoor Entertainment complex in Castlebar, offering 10 pin bowling, 7 screen cinema, Q-2000 laser game, Children's Play area, Movie Bowl Diner, Arcade Games. Mayo Leisure Point is open all year round, catering for all ages, Birthday Parties, School Tours, Company Outings and Family Outings.
In the complex there is also Hogs Heaven Bar, Garbos Live Music Venue, Castle Leisure Club and Kachina Spa.
Mayo Adventure Experience
Lough lannagh Castlebar. Stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, team building and more! http://www.mayoadventureexperience.ie/
Westport House is the west coast of Ireland’s number one destination for family fun, Carnival craic and some of the nation’s most awe-inspiring heritage displays. Visit the pirate adventure park, birds of prey centre & westport train tour. Camping and caravan site too! http://www.westporthouse.ie/
Westport Adventure Park
From adventure challenges, paint balling, team building, war games, to Zorbing, you will find it all here http://westportadventurepark.ie/
Clew Bay Bike Hire
Cycle along the Great Western Greenway which runs from Achill to Westport. Shuttle service available to any part of wish you would like to cycle from http://www.clewbaybikehire.ie/
Glamping Western Way
Glamping is the latest way to explore and experience Ireland's Western Coast. Camping was never this good, all the fun without the hassle. Stay in any one of Ireland's first class sites along your journey. Wherever it begins and brings you, we have a glamorous camping site waiting for you. Relax in comfort, the options are endless, the perfect way to end your day.