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Galway's Old City Shops

Museum of Country Life

Galway Races

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Westport Town

Louisburgh Beach Nr Westport

 Great Western Greenway

Ireland West Airport Knock 

You are spoiled for choice when it comes to the very many things to do and see within a one hour drive of The Fishing Lodge throughout County Mayo and County Galway


 Galway City is less than an hour's drive away and this vibrant city, as you would expect, has every conceivable facility on offer to shoppers, diners, movie lovers and so on


Just outside Castlebar, you'll find the Irish National Museum of Country Life, which is well worth a visit for both adults and children. And Castlebar itself, being the county town of Mayo has a substantial shopping centre with most major brand supermarkets and department stores, plus cinema and theatre


Galway Race Course has a comprehensive annual fixture list and attracts vast crowds from all over Ireland, with the top jockeys and horses in attendance. The full fixture list can be found online. Just google "Galway Race Course"


Westport, on the West coast of County Mayo, is another town worth visiting with a decent amount of shops and eating places and it is also next to the coast. There are some fabulous beaches nearby, including Louisburgh Beach shown above


There's a fabulous scenic drive or bike ride which starts from Westport called the Great Western Greenway, which runs to Achill Island overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean. There are maps of this route available highlighting all of the main features and eating places along the way


The nearest airport is Ireland West Airport, Knock which is less than an hour's drive away


This is just a small selection of the many visitor attractions and facilities available throughout County Mayo and County Galway within an hour's drive of The Fishing Lodge


The Fishing Lodge, Innisdurra, Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland
Contact Michael Vahey on Mob 00353 (0) 87 2799550

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