Gateway to Achill Island
Mulranny House B&B is only a short drive to Achill Island. Home to the Croaghaun Cliffs. They are he highest cliffs in Ireland and third highest in Europe. It is the perfect location for an Achill Island B&B break. We are also only 30 minutes from Westport.
Achill Island lies off County Mayo. It is the largest island off the coast of Ireland. Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way it typifies the raw wilderness of the Atlantic coastline. A bridge links it to the mainland. A visit to Achill can be as active as you choose. With a host of outdoor pursuits and water sports of all types. Including swimming, windsurfing, surfing and kite surfing, kayaking and canoeing. It can also be a place of retreat for anybody looking for peace and solitude. The Great Western Greenway from Westport to Achill finishes just short of the bridge to the island at Achill Sound.
Achill is steeped in heritage and history. Megalithic tombs and ancient forts, historic churches and deserted villages are all present on the island. You can also experience superb seafood in many of the restaurants. Or enjoy great traditional Irish music in one of its many pubs and bars.
The Atlantic Drive comprises over 40km of breathtaking coastal scenery. Ideal for touring by car, and even better by bicycle!
Achill Tourism can provide information and assistance with planning your visit to Achill Island and the Currane Peninsula. For more information on Achill Island and events happening, please see Achill Island Tourism www.achilltourism.com.
While Exploring Achill, why not go Island hoping and explore the nearby Clare Island with daily Ferry crossing during the summer month.