Visiting Castlebar

Castlebar has an abundance of attractions and events for a short or long stay in the town. Four-star hotels and B&Bs provide excellent standards in accommodation and these are supported by several award-winning Restaurants and Licensed Premises.

  • Destination attractions include: Museum of Country Life, 10km Greenway and Lough Lannagh, Mayo Peace Park, 1798 Monument, Michael Davitt Museum, Ballintubber Abbey and Moore Hall.
  • Spread your wings and take day trips to beaches at Bertra, Old Head, Mulranny, Keel, and Keem. Climb Croagh Patrick or Nephin. Tour Ballycroy National Park. Visit Knock Shrine for some prayer and reflection. Play Golf at Carne in Belmullet and visit Downpatrick Head on the way back to Castlebar.
  • Major events include: Live Concerts, International Four-Day Walk, International Coral Festival, Major Football events, National Annual Tennis tournament, Pink Ribbon Cycle, St Patrick’s Festival, Wild Atlantic Words Literary Festival and RoolaBoola Children’s Halloween Festival.

Of course, local Residents are aware of these wonderful facilities, but they are prepared to share them with you so that you will enjoy and spread the word about Castlebar and its hinterland.