Folklore tour, Castlebar, Lough Lannagh, Co.Mayo

The town of Castlebar is located beside the tranquil lake of Lough Lannagh. In the recent past, the area around the lake has being totally revamped and it is now one of the most scenic settings including Crock Patrick, and has available waterways for a number of water sports..

Along with new design, it now  includes a playground area for children. Lough Lannagh has had a new walkway around the lake. This is a 1.9 km route with amazing views visible from the bridge which looks onto the lake on the Westport side. Many holiday tourists and local residents take walks for exercise or for just a family walk..

there is also a good size car park that visitors can use which is situated at the entrance to Lough Lannagh. The lake itself is home to so many species of fish, birds, swans and ducks that live on the lake shore.

The Lough Lannagh walks are also home to various wildlife. Castlebar Town Centre is just a short walk from the entrance of Lough Lannagh. Westport is only 20 drive from the lake, and Achill Island are just a 40 minute drive from the lake.

There are also different modes of transport available from Castlebar to Westport, and  Achill. All have connections to Galway City.