New for 2016! Woodland Faerie Trail at The Valley House
The Valley House, Achill has opened a new woodland Faerie Trail. Come explore this beautiful woodland walk with Irish folk tales, faerie villages, faerie rings, leprechauns and much more. The Faerie Trail is open from 10am until dark (Open All Year, 7 Days a Week!) and costs €2 per person.
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.
Go Fishing ...on 5 excellent trout lakes, three of which are within 5 minutes
walk of The Valley House.
Lough Geall has access from The Valley House grounds.
We can give you advice on Lake & Shore Fishing, where to hire
equipment and how to get a license to fish.
Achill Island is a mecca for surfers from all over the world -
excellent tuition & the best equipment can be found at Blackfield. More
in some of the most spectacular, wild and unspoiled scenery you will find
anywhere on the planet!
Achill Tourism provides a hillwalking guide to help you pick the best routes. More
on hillwalking on Achill Island
at Achill Island Beauty Salon where you can get a full range of
beauty treatments as well as aromatherapy massage and body wraps.
And What Else?
Enjoy magnificent scenery - Tour around The Atlantic Drive - See
the Minaun Cliffs, Keem Bay and Kildownet cemetery - Wander through
the Deserted Village - Visit megalithic tombs - Stop for coffee
and cake - Try out the freshest of seafood in some of Achill's
local restaurants - Follow the Pipe Band's parade on St. Patricks'
Day - Brave the Atlantic surf for the New Year's Day swim at Dugort!
at night? Visit our cosy Bar - Enjoy a nice drink, play some
pool, throw some darts, meet some lovely people and possibly hear
a few good tunes!