Hostel • Bar • Pitch & Putt Achill Island County Mayo Ireland
Valley House Hostel Achill Mayo

 

Activities

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Cycle or Walk The Great Western Greenway




Walk or Cycle Mayo's Great Western Greenway!
This 42km trail runs along the now disused railway line between Westport and Achill. See the Greenway website for more info.

Let us arrange cheap and convenient pick up and drop-off from The Greenway - just contact us for more info.

Cycling from Westport - why not try Clew Bay Bikes?

Woodland Faerie Trail at The Valley House
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 is open year round and the Restaurant is open seasonally - call +353-85-2167688 to check opening hours.

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.

Go Surfing
Achill Island is a mecca for surfers from all over the world -
excellent tuition & the best equipment can be found at Blackfield. More details...




Play Pitch & Putt

... on our 9-hole course
Prices:
€7 adult, €5 juniors u-15
All Equipment Provided
More on our Pitch & Putt Course

Play Golf
on Achill Island's 9-hole golf links course in Keel
More info on Achill Golf Club

Sail the Ocean Waves
you can charter a boat to go Deep-sea Fishing.
Contact Tony Burke on +353-(0)98-47257 or
Seán O'Máille on +353-(0)98-45265

Tour Achill Island
in the summer season by bus. Let Michael Lavelle do the driving as he takes you on a two hour tour of the island.
Contact Michael at: +353-(0)98-43301

Dive the Ocean Blue
with Achill Island Scuba Dive Centre at Purteen Harbour near Keel
Tel: +353-(0)87 2349884
More info on Achill Dive Centre

Go Hillwalking
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

Pamper yourself
at Achill Island Beauty Salon where you can get a full range of beauty treatments as well as aromatherapy massage and body wraps.
Tel: +353-(0)98-20887

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!

And 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!

 


Faerie Trail Achill

Music Sessions at The Valley House Bar Achill Mayo Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 bed dormitory room