Situated in the stunning grounds of Turlough Park, the museum comprises of the estate’s original house (1865), which has been fully restored, as well as a purpose-built exhibition gallery. The innovative exhibits on show tell the story of Irish country life between 1850 and 1950.
Follow the footsteps of the locals and spend a sunny evening walking around Lough Lannagh. Once inaccessible, the new paths & walkways make for a stunning stroll, with rounded bridges curving over the river. You can also try Stand Up Paddling (SUP) on the lake.
The Mayo Peace Park in Castlebar commemorates all those who died in world wars. It is a project to document people from County Mayo who lost their lives in the major world wars and conflicts of the past century.
It was developed to remember a forgotten generation of brave heroic local people from every town and village of the county.
The Royal Theatre is a leading entertainment venue in the West of Ireland. It hosts top music global artists, theatre and major events. It has a capacity of 1500 people.
Enjoy an afternoon in the Linenhall Arts Centre, the cultural hub of Castlebar for over 20 years. Housed in one of the oldest existing linenhalls in Ireland, it is home to an intimate performance space, a visual art gallery, an art workshop, and a lovely coffee shop.
Castlebar International Four Day Walks was set up in 1967 to encourage people to leave the stress of town life behind for a few days in order to walk and rediscover the bogs, rivers, mountains and unspoiled beauty of the countryside.
The festival continues to grow in popularity with more people joining every year. The walks are non-competitive and are geared to suit people of varying levels of fitness.
If you cannot spare four days, you have the option of joining in for one, two or three days of walking.