From Castlebar take the N5 into Bellavary
and turn left onto the N58 towards
Kilmore, passing Strade Franciscan
The Michael Davitt Museum in Straide,
Foxford exhibits many interesting
artifacts connected with the much loved
founder of the of the Land League.
A visit to Foxford Woolen Mills &
Visitors Centre is a must. Take the
industrial tour and experience the sights,
sounds and smells of this 19th century
woolen mill. Afterwards relax in the
comfortable restaurant and browse through
the impressive mill shop.
Continue north on the N26 following the
River Moy which boasts some of the best
salmon and brown trout in Europe. Ballina
is a lively town with many good cafes and
restaurants to have lunch in.
From Ballina, take the N59 west towards
Crossmolina and then head north on the
R315 through Ballycastle, onto Ceide
Ceide Fields are the oldest known field
systems in the world, over five and a half
millennia old. It is a unique Neolithic
landscape of world importance, which has
changed our perception of our Stone Age
ancestors. The remains of stone field
walls, houses and megalithic tombs are
preserved beneath a blanket of peat over
several square miles.
Either return to Castlebar the same way or
via Pontoon passing Loughs Conn &