Rock View House, Self Catering Apartment, Carracastle Charlestown, Mayo. F45 Pn50

This apartment is set in a peaceful and scenic location and the owner lives close by on adjoining property.

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Stretching from Lough Corrib in the south to Killala Bay in the north, Mayo boasts many attractions including stunning mounting scenery, megalithic tombs, excellent fishing waters, exciting hiking trails and great golf courses - including the championship course at Westport in west Mayo. Westport is a charming town, with lively traditional pubs and plenty of Irish music. It lies at the mouth of Clew Bay, where you'll find Achill Island - the largest island off the Irish coast, and probably the most beautiful, with lovely mountains, moors and beaches. Why not take an island hopping holiday? Back on the mainland, Croagh Patrick , the pyramidal mountain, is where Saint Patrick is said to have performed his snake-banishing act. Mayo's other famous religious site is Knock, which is visited by hordes of pilgrims every year. The people of Mayo are renowned for their hospitality and friendliness.

Carracastle is located just inside the County Mayo border and is very convenient for touring the west of IrelandArchaeology:

Carracastle has at least 20 Pre-historic Forts in the area. Stone and Earthen Forts are noted in a book on Carracastle published by local historian Vincent Coleman.On Lough Gara there are Crannogs dotted along the Lough - these are man-made stone islands built over 3,000 years ago.The Céide Fields of Mayo have exposed 2,000 acres of stone walled fields built over hills and valleys with a unique interpretative centre.Places To Visit:

Knock Shrine / Museum

Céide Fields

Croagh Patrick / Westport

Foxford Woollen Mills

Museum of Country Life, Castlebar

Achill Island

Ballintubber Abbey

Clare Island

Moygara Castle

The Four Altars

Douglas Hyde Centre

Lough Key Forest Park

Ox Mountains

Boyle Abbey

Keash Caves

Ashford Castle

Cong (The Quiet Man)

Westport House

Galway Bay

Yeats Country, Sligo

Strokestown House / Famine Museum

Seaweed Baths, Enniscrone Fishing:The Lung Valley (5 miles from Rockview House) is an anglers paradise with its rivers and lakes and probably offers the best Coarse Fishing waters in Ireland. It is excellent for bream, trout, roach, rudd, perch, tench, eel, pike and hybrids. The Lung Valley is a developed stretch of water with easy access, off the road safe parking, nature walks, slipways for boats, fishing stands etc. There is a disabled fishing stand on the Lung River and Lough Gara Lake for physically impaired anglers. Ballaghaderreen & District Angling Club have a substantial list of Angling Fixtures on the Lung Waters throughout the year. The Lung River is 18 miles long with 6 major connecting lakes, varying in size from 500 - 2000 acres.Lough Gara

Lough Glynn

Lough Erritt

Urlar Lough (parking for the disabled)

Breedogue River

Owenmore River

Callow Lake

Derrykinlough River

Curry River

Gillie available on request. Boats to rent. Golf:Enjoy a pleasant day on any of the local golf links.There are 9-hole courses at:Ballaghaderreen



18-hole courses:



Sligo Walking/Cycling:The area has many quiet and peaceful roads for walking and cycling enthusiasts. The rugged landscapes of Mayo/Roscommon/Sligo are a maze of spectacular walkways, peaceful hills and panoramic views of all Connaught. This is an important area for wild birds. There are many forts dating back hundreds of years.Tennis Courts - Ballaghaderreen

Gym - Ballaghaderreen

Horse riding - Swinford


Pontoon, Enniscrone, Strandhill - only 30 mins drive

Louisburgh, Westport & Galway - approx 1 hour drive

Carracastle is only 10 minutes drive to Knock International Airport and within easy reach of Knock Shrine, Castlebar, Ballina, Westport, Roscommon, Boyle, Sligo and Enniscrone on the Atlantic Coast. Galway and Donegal are just one hour away.

Nice Grounds and a relaxing atmosphere

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