31 days in County Mayo Itinerary

31 days in County Mayo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: North Berwick, Scotland
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Westport
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Achill Island
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Belmullet
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
End: North Berwick, Scotland

13
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westport: Aasleagh Falls (in Aasleagh), Mulranny Saltmarsh (in Mulranny) and Ballinrobe Races (in Ballinrobe). There's still lots to do: stroll through The Great Western Greenway, get in on the family fun at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House, step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle, and see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Westport itinerary planning site.

North Berwick, UK to Westport is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of car and flight. August in Westport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Achill Island.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cong, Castlebar, Foxford, Ballina, County Mayo
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island
Westport House ©
Westport House

10
nights
Achill Island

Achill Island
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
Achill Island is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Keem Bay, admire the natural beauty at Achill Secret Garden, stroll through Keel Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Achill Island trip maker website.

You can drive from Westport to Achill Island in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for Belmullet on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mulranny Strand
Highlights from your plan
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach
Deserted Village ©
Deserted Village

7
nights
Belmullet

Belmullet ©
Belmullet or Béal an Mhuirthead is a coastal Gaeltacht town with a population of around 1,000 on the Mullet Peninsula in the barony of Erris, County Mayo, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Belmullet side-trips: Megalithic Tomb (in Doogort West), Blanemore Forest Walk (in Moygownagh) and Downpatrick Head (in Ballycastle). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Ceide Fields, look for gifts at Lunasa Crafts, play a few rounds at Carne Golf Links, and don't miss a visit to Famine Walk Memorial.

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Getting from Achill Island to Belmullet by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Belmullet are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Belmullet

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

County Mayo, Carrowteige Loop Walk, Ionad Deirbhile - Eachleim Heritage Centre, Megalithic Tomb, Blanemore Forest Walk
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Erris Head Loop Walk ©
Erris Head Loop Walk
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields
Downpatrick Head ©
Downpatrick Head