Burke's B&B Accommodation
3 Day Package
"Welcome Evening" - Relax at home in front of an open turf fire - inhaling the aroma of peat scented air - watching a video - "An Irish Wedding" or "A Day in the Bog".
Mayo in just three days!
After breakfast, spend the morning exploring the town of Ballinrobe and tracing your roots. Discover the history of your family in Mayo - you can take this exciting journey back in time and uncover your Mayo family history details. Your enquiries will be dealt with by an expert genealogist who have access to the most extensive range of source material available on Mayo ancestry.
Then visit Cong - see all the sites - the Quiet Man Heritage Centre etc.
Unwind with dinner in the evening - Traditional Irish Stew.
Scenic drive to Westport - a planned town of the Georgian period. Westport is a must for visitors of all ages - a unique blend of old and new reminders of a bygone era, mingling happily with the lively busy town of today.
In the evening, go for a drive - the Lough Mask drive to Tourmakeady - it is a rural district situated between Lough Mask and the Partry Mountains - a traditional Irish speaking area. Finish off the evening with traditional bacon and cabbage. Then take a two minute walk to "The Thatch Pub" where you can relax with a pint of Guinness or take a walk along a quiet country road - enjoying the scenery.
Morning in Castlebar, the administrative capital of County Mayo, originally a market town. Castlebar has kept this tradition and is renowned for it's variety of interesting shopping areas. Spend the morning exploring the town with so much to see and do. Afternoon - visit Ballintubber Abbey.
The abbey has been in continuous use for almost 800 years. It is a Heaven of peace, prayer and retreat. Explore the abbey and grounds - a guided tour can be arranged at an extra cost if required.
Farewell Evening - After dinner, off to the pub for the craic and the Guinness.