Westport House is recognised as the most beautiful house in Ireland for its architecture and lovely grounds. Featuring Georgian architecture, it comprises over 30 period rooms. On the grounds, you’ll also find the Pirate Adventure Park, which offers several thrilling rides such as Pirates Plunge Flume and Pirate Ship Thrill.
Founded by the Augustinian Friars in the 15th century, Murrisk Abbey stands in ruin today. The highlight of these ruins is the east window, where you can see the carvings of human heads.
Ballintubber Abbey, founded by King Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair of Ireland, is the only abbey founded by the king that is still in use. Locals still visit the cemetery at this abbey.
Located close to the town of Newport, Burrishoole Abbey is a National Monument of Ireland. Founded in 1470, this Dominican friary was built without the pope’s permission. Only the eastern wall of the cloister and the church are still standing today.
The village of Tourmakeady is home to one of the most beautiful forest trails in all of Mayo County. The trail takes you along the River Glensaul, which ends at the spectacular Tourmakeady Waterfall.