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Hostels in Ireland - The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar, Achill, Mayo, Ireland

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The Valley House Achill has been listed in Lonely Planet's "Best Places to Stay in Ireland!

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New! Woodland Faerie Trail at The Valley House
The Valley House, Achill will be opening a new woodland Faerie Trail Easter Saturday, March 26th from 2pm. Come explore this stunning woodland walk with Irish folk tales, faerie villages, faerie rings, leprechauns and much more. Read the fascinating history of The Yellow Lady and the Achill Outrage in the new Valley House courtyard history display. The Valley House Bar will be open and serving refreshments; also visit The Yellow Lady Design Centre for a great selection of gifts and Mayo crafts!

Language Camp West
French & German language adventure courses for second-level students - for more info on course prices and dates for Summer 2015, find us on Facebook or Visit our website.

The Yellow Lady Design Centre & Craft School
..Visit this unique store located in The Valley House Courtyard packed with gorgeous crafts and art from local Mayo designers...more info

Walk or Cycle The Great Western Greenway!
(Scenic and Safe - Westport to Achill 42km trail)

We can arrange pick up and drop-off from
The Greenway
- ask us for more info!

Scoil Acla
Traditional music lessons, writer's workshops, painters school, readings, exhibitions, concerts and more...more info

Lonely Planet Ireland Guide... recommends The Valley House as their Top Pick for accommodation on Achill Island.

Music gigs and summer fun at The Valley House
Weddings, Functions, BBQ's, Birthday Parties & More...
The Valley House is an ideal location for parties and functions. We have many years experience hosting Birthday parties, Christenings, BBQ's, Book Launches, Theatre and Music Events. Our fully licensed bar, Victorian house and amazing Courtyard space also make a truely unique and special venue for a Wedding or a casual Wedding "After Party". Contact us for more information!

Music gigs and summer fun at The Valley House
Photo Galleries

Summer Markets, Courtyard Music, Theatre, hundreds of photos of Ireland and Achill including the fabulous Achill sights, great days and nights in the hostel, wonderful music sessions in the bar, and images of the 19th century landlady of The Valley House, Agnes McDonnell.


Group Accommodation,  Hostel in the west of Ireland

Group Accommodation & Bookings
We have have many years of experience in providing group accommodation for groups of all sizes and ages. For more information please click here for our Group Accommodation page.


Love & Rage, filmed at The Valley House, Achill

"Love & Rage" a film made on location at
The Valley House - featuring James
Bond star Daniel
Craig in the title role, it tells the true story of The Valley House's turbulent and fascinating history.
"Love and Rage" Film Page
"Love and Rage" Film Trailer


Welcome to our Hostel in the West of Ireland. The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar is located on the beautiful island of Achill, in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland. Take a look through our site and experience our unique atmosphere & fascinating history.

Read the true story of "The Playboy & The Yellow Lady", a tale of intrigue, arson and murderous intent. On our film page you can read about "Love And Rage", a movie featuring "James Bond" star Daniel Craig in the lead role and made on location at The Valley House. Our Hostel Information page will give you details on rooms, pricing and facilities. Step into our cosy traditional Bar where you will find a great music session at the fire and an excellent pint of Guinness always on tap.

You can find out about all of our own Activities on this site, as well as information on what the island of Achill has to offer. Whether you are an individual or part of a group you will find the welcome at The Valley House will be warm and sincere.

So if you are looking for unique, friendly, comfortable hostels in Ireland, contact us for more information and let us help make your visit to Achill Island a memorable one!

- The Gallagher Family

Hostel in the west of Ireland , dormitory room   Camping at The Valley House Hostel Achill

Faerie Trail Valley House Achill

Language Camp West

New Year's Eve Party Achill Island
The Yellow Lady


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The Valley House Achill by night

Functions & Parties at The Valley House Achill

The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar 
The Valley, Achill Island, County Mayo Ireland 
Telephone (from Ireland): 098-47204 or 086-8592812
Telephone (International): +353-98-47204 or +353-86-8592812
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