• Go hill walking (on Irish tourists board approved loop walk or go and explore yourself )
  • Explore the Irish speaking areas ( Gaeltacht )
  • Watch birds at Carrowmore Lake, the Mullet peninsula or the sea cliffs
  • Visit Ballycroy National Park
  • Take a boat trip to the Inishkea Islands
  • Try surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing
  • Go Kayaking
  • Take a day trip to Achill Island
  • Find out about the Neolithic settlement at Ceide Fields
  • Play Golf at Carne Golf Club
  • Relax in Kilcullen Seaweed Baths
  • Go horse riding
  • Go power boating
  • Go diving
  • Angling
  • Visit Heritage Centres and Museum of Country Living
  • Climb Croagh Patrick, Irelands sacred mountain
  • Explore the Bangor Trail ( for experienced walkers )
  • Go shopping and sightseeing in Westport or at the Foxford Woollen Mills
  • Go for a pint in Mc Guire’s Bar, 5 minutes walk from the hostel

Local attractions:

  • Sandy beaches
  • Cliffs of Benwee Head and Downpatrick Head
  • Sea Stacks of Broadhaven Bay
  • Neolithic sites
  • 17.086 ml. years old rock formation on Annagh Head
sculpture trail
  • Tir Saile Sculpture Trail
  • Inishkea Islands


  • ATM, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants and cultural events in Belmullet, 15km from here.