7 days in County Mayo Itinerary

7 days in County Mayo Itinerary

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7 days in County Mayo Itinerary

Start: Knock
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Achill Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Westport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ballycastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Knock

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Mon), stroll through Keel Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Keem Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand, stroll through Woodland Faerie Trail, then stop by Alt na Croi Pottery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lavelle's Golden Strand Caravan & Camping Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Achill Island tour itinerary website .

Knock to Achill Island is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Westport.

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mulranny Strand
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Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand

3
nights
Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You've now added The Adventure Islands to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), tee off at Westport Golf Club, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then stroll through Drummindoo Stud. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, then stroll through Mulranny Strand, and then trek along with The Adventure Islands.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Westport day trip tool .

Drive from Achill Island to Westport in an hour. In August in Westport, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ballycastle.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mulranny Strand
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand

2
nights
Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
On the 10th (Fri), go for a walk through Downpatrick Head and then explore the striking landscape at Slieve League. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Glencar Waterfall and then kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ballycastle trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Westport to Ballycastle in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ballycastle are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strandhill Beach, Slieve League, Moyne Abbey, Glencar Waterfall
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
Glencar Waterfall ©
Glencar Waterfall