Things To Do


Some of the finest fishing in the world can be found here. From salmon fishing on the many lakes and rivers of Mayo to beach casting and pier fishing along the Clew Bay coastline to deep sea angling in Westport and Newport, West Mayo has it all.

Pilgrimage Sites 

Croagh Patrick ( Ireland’s Holy mountain) is right next door to Croagh Patrick Lodge making it the perfect location for climbing "The Reek"
Knock Shrine ( Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Knock)  is just 60km to the East

Historical Sites

Ceide Fields
National Museum of Country Life, Castlebar.
Grainne Uaile 16th Century Pirate Queen with castles all around Clew Bay.
Westport House...300 years of Irish History at one of Ireland’s best loved heritage attractions and a must for kids adventure fun.  

Blue Flag Beaches

Bertra Beach ( 5 mins away) swimming, walking.
Old Head Beach (15 mins away)
Paddle boarding, swimming.
Carowniskey (20 mins away) Surfing, swimming, walking.
Silver Strand (20 mins away) swimming, walking. 

Walking And Cycling

The great Western Greenway which continues along an original railway line from Westport to Newport, Mulranny and Achill island, is perfect for cycling and walking.
The Western Way route ( from Oughterard County Galway to Ballycastle, county Mayo, taking in Westport and Croagh Patrick on its route.


We have several championship golf courses in the area. 
Mulranny links seaside 9 hole course
Westport 18 hole championship course


There are daily boat trips to Clare island and also to many of the other islands dotted in and around Clew Bay.
Achill Island - Microcosm of Ireland.
Clare Island - Day trips by ferry from Roonagh Pier ( 30 mins away) where you can see famous Abbey and Home of Grainne Uaile. 

Horse Riding

Right on the doorstep of Croagh Patrick Apartment, Croagh Patrick Stables offer lessons and trekking on the beach for all ages and abilities. Book direct on arrival at the Lodge

Scenic Drives

The Wild Atlantic Way from Downpatrick Head in North Mayo to Clifden in North Connemara are all within reasonable driving distances and take in some of the most breathtaking scenery in Europe.

Westport Town and Harbour ( 7 km away) 

Voted ‘ Ireland’s best place to live’
Great shopping and restaurants.
Famous pubs such as Matt Molloys renowned for traditional music.
Historic Westport House, complete with the Pirate adventure Park, great fun for the kids! 


Croagh Patrick Apartment
Co. Mayo