Things To Do and See around Knock and County Mayo
Knock is a small village in the County of Mayo,
which is where you will find Knock Airport and Knock Shrine.
Knock Shrine is a Catholic Marian Shrine, believed to have been
visited by the Virgin Mary, St Joseph and St John the
Evangelist. Large numbers of visitors come to Knock Shrine each
year, and it caters for the sick and people staying with Hotels
onsite and rest and day care centre to cater for all pilgrims
If you are renting a car at Knock Airport you
can drive around and explore the County Mayo area, with lots to
be seen and explored such as Croagh Patrick, another area which
pilgrims flock to in the Summer months, believed that St Patrick
fasted on this mountain and built a church there and today
people continue to visit Croagh Patrick. Westport also is a very
popular town in County Mayo, at the foot of Croagh Patrick and a
short distance to the stunning Clew Bay area. Westport comes
alive in the Summer, this heritage town is beautifully laid out
and beautifully looked after with its many hanging baskets and
interesting shop fronts and streets. Visit Westport House and
Country Park also.
The Achill Island off the coast of Mayo, is
breath taking all year round, a great place to get away from it
all, enjoy driving around the Island, the Atlanctic Drive and
meet some of the locals, and soon you will fall in with the slow
pace of life. Take a bike with you and cycle around Achill
Island or stroll and be sure to take in the Great Western
Greenway, which can start at Achill Sound and finish in
Westport, a track especially for cyclists or walkers. This
lovely area of County Mayo has many Blue Flag wonderful Beaches
in Achill such as Keem Bay, Trawmore Strand, The Silver Strand
and The Golden Strand.
The Céide Fields in County Mayo is one of the
oldest field system which was discovered, a unique Neolithic
landscape area of great importance, with field walls, houses and
megalithic tombs all there, Irelands History is preserved in
this area, something for all history enthusiasts.
The area of Cong in County Mayo is a very scenic
area, and you are sure to enjoy some wonderful drives around
this area, and it is also home to where the Quiet Man staring
John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara was filmed.
Hotel Accommodation in Knock
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Hotels in Knock
McWilliam Park Hotel, Knock Road , Claremorris, Co
Mayo The McWilliam Park Hotel is a new 4**** star Hotel located
in Claremorris, Co Mayo, Ireland and has been open for business
since October 2006. The Hotel offers 103 beautifully decorated
Bedrooms, a stylish Restaurant using the finest of local produce
along with a state of the art leisure complex with pool, gym,
sauna & steam room. The McWilliam Park Banqueting Suite can
cater for up to 400 people, The Conference suite can cater for
up to 600 delegates.
Park Hotel Kiltimagh A modern luxurious hotel,
contemporary furnished with magnificent manicured gardens, a
wildlife park and state of the art facilities, ensuring privacy
and personal attention with dedication and professionalism. All
of the rooms are beautifully appointed and individually
decorated with elegance and style. This charming hotel offers a
comfortable and relaxing lobby area, contemporary cafe bar, a la
carte restaurant, function and conference rooms, and a large
fitness club with wellness centre, sauna and out door Canadian
Hot Tubs for real relaxation.
Knock House Hotel, Ballyhaunis Road, Knock In
the heart of the countryside, Knock House Hotel provides free
Wi-Fi and free parking. Knock House provides a free coach
pick-up and drop-off service for guests. The rooms at Knock
House Hotel have TVs, radio and tea/coffee. The Four Seasons
Restaurant offers a menu of local and international dishes.
Knock House Hotel is a 20-minute drive from Ireland West Airport
Knock. Knock Shrine is close by and Claremorris Train Station is
a 10-minute drive away.
Lynch Breaffy Woods Hotel offers a great countryside
location, and 128 guest rooms, 26 semi self-catering family
lodges and interconnecting family suites. Great sports and
leisure facilities are available for the whole family.
Relax in the Kingfisher Aqua and Fitness Centre. The centre has
an indoor pool, a fully equipped gym, 3 water therapy pool beds
including a volcano feature and water curtain, sauna and
Jacuzzi. Legends Restaurant offers informal dining in a relaxed
atmosphere, overlooking Breaffy's grounds and river. Wood's Bar
is located on the 1st floor and has lively entertainment every
Friday and Saturday night.
Cill Aodain Hotel Historic Kiltimagh, a typical rural
artisan village nestled in the heart of County Mayo, is the
setting for the Cill Aodain, where you'll find lrish hospitality
is at its best. The Cill Aodain has been recently refurbished
and its candle lit dining room specialises in continental and
country cuisine with the best of local produce served with flair
and imagination. The bar is friendly and intimate with panelled
lounges and open fires. Kiltimagh offers visitors a variety of
activities, including the Sculpture Park, Artist's Retreat,
village museum and children's fun park. It is also only ten
minutes drive from Knock Marian Shrine, one of Europe's foremost
shrines. Horse riding, fishing, golf and mapped walking routes
are all close by.