Self Catering Holiday Cottage Kilmeena Westport Co.Mayo Ireland

Ferienhäuser in Irland

Holiday Cottage Kilmeena Westport Mayo

Mountain View Cottage

Mountain View Cottage Kilmeena Westport Co Mayo
Mountain View Cottage Kilmeena Westport Co Mayo
Ferienhäuser in Irland

Location of Mountain View Cottage

The cottage is located in Castleaffy, Kilmeena, 5 mins. off the Wild Atlantic Way between Westport and Newport, Co.Mayo. For driving directions please use the map on this page.
GPS
53.838627 (N 53° 50.31762)
-9.583713 (W 9° 35.02278)

Distances:

  • Knock Airport 1 hr.
  • Shannon Airport 2 hrs. 30 mins.
  • Dublin Airport 3 hrs. 30 mins.
  • Westport, Newport 10 mins.
  • Achill Island 45-60 mins.
  • Beach in Mulranny 30 mins.
  • Post office, ATM, shops & pubs, restaurants, café and takeaways in Newport 10-15 mins. drive
  • Buckfield Inn (local pub) 5mins.
  • Supermarkets, banks in Westport 10-15 mins

Mountain View Cottage

The Atlantic Drive

Mountain View Cottage is situated in an elevated location in the quiet countryside of Kilmeena with views to rolling hills and Croagh Patrick in the distance. Only a few minutes from the Wild Atlantic Way, the towns of Westport and Newportare only each a 10 min-drive away. The location is central to Achill Island, the sights of North Mayo as well as Connemara and makes it an ideal touring location.

Nearby is Clew Bay with its 365 islands, a heaven for all kinds of watersports. Across the bay you hve a marvellous view of Croagh Patrick, Irelands pilgrimage mountain, from where in 432 AD, it is reputed, that Saint Patrick banished all the snakes from Ireland.
Nearby Roscahill on Clew Bay
The picturesque town of Newport is only a short drive from the house, with bicycle rental stations,shops,cafés and restaurants. The Nephin drive provides beautiful views of loughs and the Ben Nephin range of mountains.

Achill Island can be accessed via a swivel-bridge built in 1888 and is a wonderful combination of magnificent cliffs, golden strands, purple moors, precipitous hillsides and scattered white cottages. The Atlantic Drive (picture) will bring you along cliff edges and further on to Keel with one of Ireland's most famous surfing beaches. Keem Bay is a beautiful inlet with another fine sandy beach and the spectacular quartzite peak of Croaghaun.
Westport
Westport features a canalized river with 18th century bridges and quays, charming streets, including the Mall with lime trees overlooking the river, colorful shopfronts and pubs with live traditional music throughout the year. This is also an important fishing centre with an abundance of promising fishing spots all around. Westport House is a modernized Georgian mansion in the magnificent setting of a country park hosting a zoo park and a number of family attractions.

For the many activities possible in this area please look up the next page.