National Museum of Country Life at Turlough Park shows traditional ways of life in Ireland through trades, crafts, farming, hunting, fishing, domestic life and festivals. Museum shops and cafés are open Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Mayo
Heading to Mayo and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Mayo coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Mayo day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Mayo activity.
Achill Island lifeboat station was established in 1995 and operates an all weather lifeboat. Visitors are welcome but there are no set opening hours due to operational reasons.
The Deserted Village at Slievemore consists of some 80 to 100 stone cottages located along a mile long stretch of road on the southern slopes of Slievemore mountain. The area Read more [...]
The Knock Shrine is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage site and National Shrine where observers stated that there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Evangelist, angels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God) in 1879.
The National Famine Memorial is a bronze monument in Murrisk to commemorate the millions who perished in the Great Famine. Created by John Behan, the dramatic sculpture depicts a “Coffin Read more [...]
The Céide Fields is a Neolithic site archaeological site on the north County Mayo coast and contains the oldest known stone-walled fields in the world, dating back nearly 6,000 years. The visitor centre is located beside Read more [...]
Cong Abbey is the ruins of the former Augustinian abbey mostly dating to the 13th century. The remains of Cong Abbey have been praised as featuring some of the finest examples of early Read more [...]
Inishturk is a small island in the North Atlantic, roughly 5km x 2.5km, and located 15km off the west coast of Mayo. The island has a number of good walks.
Croaghaun is a mountain in County Mayo and at 688 metres it has the highest sea cliffs in Ireland as well as the third highest sea cliffs in Europe after Hornelen in Norway and Cape Enniberg on the Faroe Islands.
Ballyglass lifeboat station is one of the newer lifeboat stations and operates both an inshore and offshore boat. The station is open to visitors and has a shop.
Slievemore is the second highest (671m) peak on Achill Island.
Mweelrea, meaning ‘smooth bald hill’, is the highest mountain in Connacht at a height of 814 metres (2,670 feet) overlooking Killary Harbour. Not easy to get to the top but at the summit you have great views Read more [...]