You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Kiltimagh, Plains of Mayo, County Mayo. It is a Detached House.
This tastefully furnished house is situated half way between Kiltimagh (1.5 miles) and Knock Village (4 miles) home to Knock Shrine, Castlebar town is 12 miles. This spacious family home enjoys two sitting rooms, PAYG internet access and provides seven free bicycles for your enjoyment. There is a local museum, pet farm and walking trails surrounding Kiltimagh with an 18 hole golf course, indoor leisure centre and high street shopping in Castlebar. An ideal central base for touring with Sligo, Galway, Westport and Achill within an hours drive and Ireland West Airport Knock a 20 minute drive.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 1.5 miles. Beach 12 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 2nd lounge, utility room, conservatory, double with ensuite shower room. FF: 3 doubles 2 with ensuite shower room, single, bathroom with shower over bath.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, wood burner with starter pack, linen and towels included, No Smoking, aga style stove, travel cot, high chair, stair gate, sky, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, garden furniture, bbq, private off road parking, free bicycles available. One pet welcome.
The house is nestled approximately halfway between Kiltimagh and Knock within picturesque countryside in Co. Mayo and conveniently located within the West of Ireland making it an ideal touring base.
The property provides free bicycles for guests - there are 7 bikes (3 adults and 4 childrens bikes, suitable for 3 yrs to 8 yrs old.)
Kiltimagh the nearest town, has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and hotels for dining out and many cosy pubs with traditional Irish music for night time craic. Its beautiful 19th century artisan village theme is evident in the shop facades and the Market Square.
There are many holiday activities on offer also, - country walks with maps supplied, that will satisfy everyone from the Sunday stroller to the experienced hiker, mountain biking, fishing, pitch and putt, a fully supervised children's venture fun park, horse-riding/trekking, museums and sculpture park. Or simply relax and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and the rich cultural heritage. Visit kiltimagh.ie for upcoming festival details and mayo-ireland.ie for county wide attractions.
Kiltimagh Pet Farm and Wildlife Park; A variety of exotic and domestic animals to see. Open seven days a week 10am to 6pm, on the outskirts of Kiltimagh.
Old Railway Station in Kiltimagh; which houses the Town Museum, Station Master's Exhibition Centre and Sculpture Park. Open 2pm-6pm daily, from June to September.
Castlebar Golf Club; 18-hole course with sand based green and tees. Visitors welcome and golf clubs, trolleys and caddies can be hired in advance and restaurant also available, and green fees can be booked online.
The town hosts 3 major festivals each year;
~ St. Patrick's Day Pageant and Parade in Kiltimagh, a seven day celebration in mid March of Irish tradition and culture.
~ Each July, the town host's the Race2Glory, which is a multi-sport race involving running (including a river section) and cycling.
~ Also in July is the 'Coillte Come Home' annual festival which has numerous activities and caters for families and all age and interest groups.
Other nearby attractions include;
~ Pontoon Beach * picturesque sandy beach only 12 miles away.
~ Ballycroy National Park - With a vast area of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, the Park covers a beautiful uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg mountain range.
~ Foxford Woollen Mills * historic and present day local shopping experience.
~ Croagh Patrick - (765m) is the undisputed 'holy mountain' of Ireland. Thousands of pilgrims journey to the top of Croagh Patrick each year.
~ Wild Atlantic Way * Visit the picturesque bustling town of Westport and take in the spectacular coastal route along Ireland's unspoilt west coast.
~ Ceide Fields - will certainly give you a unique experience. Here you can indulge yourself in a vast prehistoric landscape, a natural wild ecology of blanket bog, dramatic cliffs and coastline.
~ Downpatrick Head - Not far from Ceide Fields, stands the stunning Downpatrick Head. The scenery is wild and unforgettable.
~ Great Western Greenway - is the longest off road cycling or walking trail in Ireland with some of the most idyllic scenery.
~ Achill Island - the largest island in Mayo, is accessible from the mainland by bridge. Its magnificent sandy beaches, sea cliffs and warm hospitality bring visitors back again and again.
~ Aran Islands - Rich in the language, culture and heritage of Ireland, a place to sense the spirit of Gaelic Ireland and a touch of the past.
~ Killary Harbour - is among the most spectacular beauties in Mayo.
~ Clew Bay * a natural ocean bay, the most spectacular bay in Ireland.
~ Abbeys - Christianity took strong roots in County Mayo and some of the Mayo abbeys are among the most attractive ruins in Ireland. A visit throughout Mayo must include one of them!
~ Louisbourgh and Silver Strand - located on the Atlantic coast, famous for its wide range of unspoilt beaches, famed for their clean bathing waters and untainted sandy coves. Silver strand is a remote and unspoiled beach where the sea meets wild mountains.
~ National Museum of Country Life - contains many artefacts which relate to Ireland's and Mayo's bygone days.
~ Cong and Lough Corrib - The romantic village of Cong and Lough Corrib are well known as the setting for the film "The Quiet Man.
~ Doo Lough Pass * a beautiful drive and one of the Discover y points of the Wild Atlantic Way.
~ Knock Shrine - is one of Europe's major Catholic Marian shrines and is major international Catholic pilgrimage and prayer site.
~ Visit the towns of Castlebar, Ballina and Sligo for a day's shopping and numerous attractions and activities
~ Galway City * less than an hour drive into this creative and very lively 'City of the Tribes' with its many festivals throughout the year, theatres, pubs, restaurants, nightlife and shopping. It's a fascinating place to walk through the meandering medieval narrow streets and soak up the bohemian atmosphere and pop into some of its famous places like the 'Kings Head' or 'Roisin Dubh' (Black Rose). It has an abundant supply of fantastic restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets along Shop Street, Eyre Square and Spanish Arch.
There is a Pay As You Go Dongle available for guests use at the property
Walking - Easy 0.1 miles. Traditional Music, Childrens Playground 2 miles. Fishing - River, Fishing - Course 3 miles. Horse Racing 4 miles. Fishing - Lake 5 miles. Golf 9 miles. Cinema, Swimming Pool 9.4 miles.
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