About this listing
Visit Achill and take advantage of all that Ireland has to offer from our village home. Now we can offer our guests Achill Seaweed Baths - Relax Revive Reconnect - renowned for moisturising and detoxification qualities. Book separately.
Mulhollow Bed and Breakfast is situated in a traditional Irish Village at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way driving route and The Great Western Greenway cycling and walking route. We are surrounded by small plots of farmland near Keel on Achill Island, with our own livestock we keep the traditional farming of the area alive. Cycling Routes, Hill-Walking, Water Sports, Horse Riding, Pubs and Restaurants all on our doorstep.
An excellent home to visit Achill and all of Mayo.
We have 7 Ensuite Bedrooms suitable for Couples, Families or Groups. Our rooms have Tea & Coffee making facilities.
Our Westcoast Breakfast is renowned for its Homemade Soda Breads, Irish Breakfast, Fresh Fruit, Yoghurts, and our selection of Cereals and Juices. All are freshly cooked and prepared to your liking.
Traditional Homecooked Evening Meals are available on request. We have great access to The Greenway Cycling & Walking Route, Westport, Connemara, Clare Island, Belmullet and The Erris Peninsula. We are on the Wild Atlantic Way Touring Route.
Enjoy many outdoor pursuits in the neighbourhood ... walking, cycling, angling, surfing and horse riding to name a few. We are lucky to have a great selection of good restaraunts, serving seafood, Achill Island Produce, and international cuisine. Our local pub is only 50 yards away!! Further afield, visit Westport House and Town, Ballycroy National Park, The Great Western Greenway and Public Swimming Pools.
We are served by Dublin (5hrs), Shannon (3.5hrs) and Ireland West International Airports (1.5hrs). There is a good Public Bus Service which stops nearby the Bed and Breakfast.
Mulhollow Bed and Breakfast is a family run business with a Friendly Welcome, Home Baking and Serving Great Food.
Patio, Lawn, Outside Seating Areas, Television & Tea Making Facilities in Rooms, Seating in All Rooms, All Rooms Ensuite, Reading/Seating Areas, Dining Room
Interaction with Guests
We love to meet and greet our guests on arrival, and enjoy personally serving the breakfast in the mornings. We are always on hand to help with any information we can give. We also see our guests
Top Attractions - All For Free (See Our Map)
Keem Bay 1 LOCATION 1
Secluded beach over cliff top drive. The most beautiful beach in Achill
Cathedral Cliffs LOCATION 2
Walk along the cliffs and see history in the layers of rock & formations
Atlantic Drive LOCATION 3
Drive, walk or cycle the most scenic road in Ireland
Coffin Trail LOCATION 4
An historic trail from Dookinella to Kildawnet, the routes funerals took to Kildawnet Graveyard
Greenway LOCATION 5
A cycle route/walkway, along the line of the old railway, stretching from Achill to Westport
Looped Walks LOCATION 6
Choose from a variety of road and hill walks throughout Achill. Varied ability.
Cycle Routes LOCATION 7
Road routes & marked ways ideal for cycling.
Beaches LOCATIONS 8, 9,10,11
Keel, Keem, Silver Strand,
Golden Strand, Dooega
Desserted Village LOCATION 12
An natural monument to days gone by, walk through the ruins of the old village.
Gráinuaile Castle LOCATION 13
Medieval Tower House once lived in by Gráinuaile
Achill Henge LOCATION 14
A symbol of protest against the banking institutions following the crash of 2008
Cillín na Leanabh LOCATION 15
An ancient burial ground for unbaptised babies
Áit Aoibhinn LOCATION 16
With a waterfall, a maze and marvellous view, ideal to relax here after a short walk.
Minaun Heights LOCATION 17
Drive to the top of Minaun to take in panoramic views from North Mayo to Galway
The Colony LOCATION 18
Developed in 1831 and led by Rev Nangle, this settlements purpose was to convert the Achill people to Protestantism
The Bog LOCATION 19
Take a walk over the boglands and enjoy the flora and fauna
The Seashore LOCATION 20
Bird life, crabs, clifs, rockpools and beaches
The Machair LOCATION 21
Protected landscape formed by blown sand from the sea
Corry Lakes LOCATION 22
Formed during the retreat of the Iceage, deep lakes
White Stone Quarry LOCATION 23
Quartz Quarry—worked up to the late 80s.
We are served by the public Bus Eireann which stops at River, (ask to be let off at The Cross, Bar & Café).
The train comes as far as Westport where you can hire a bike, car or get a taxi to us.
Our nearest airport is Ireland West Airport Knock, but Shannon Airport is also good for us at 4 hours drive and Dublin Airport at 3.5 hours drive.
Other Things to Note
Day Trips from here
Take a ferry ride to Clare Island from Cloughmore Pier. Spend the day discovering the people places and food of the Island. Home to the Pirate Queen Gráinuaile.
Croagh Patrick & Tóchar Padraig Heritage Trail Climb Ireland’s Pilgrimmage Mountain, Croagh Patrick. And if you have the energy you can start your pilgrimage at the ancient Ballintubber Abbey.
Enjoy a leisurely shopping trip to the planned market town of Westport. Take in the historic Westport house while you are there. Or visit one of the many hotel swimming pools and leisure centres. Bring the children and enjoy the Pirate Adventure Park in the grounds.
Ballycroy National Park
Highlighting the beautiful boglands of West Mayo, Ballycroy National Park, is a lovely day out, with plenty of fun thrown in. Take the bogland marked trail to the top of a hill to enjoy panoramic views of Achill and North Mayo.
Museum of Country Life
In the village of Turlough, outside Castlebar, a great collection of folklore and heritage can be found.
The Story of Knock began on Thursday evening of the 21st August, 1879, Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist appeared at the south gable of the church at Knock, County Mayo, Ireland.
Breakfast is served between (phone number hidden). Alternative arrangements can be made on request.
Evening Meals available by prior arrangement.
Busy BnB great breakfast and big comfortable room Geraldine was happy to give advice on where to eat and what to see
The room was perfect. Easy to find and brilliantly located. Geraldine was easy going and friendly and the breakfast was really good!
Geraldine and her family were lovely. Rooms were large, en-suite and had coffee/tea facilities. We had a great time playing with buttons (the lamb who seems to think it's a dog!). Geraldine was very easy to get in contact with and had great tips about the area. Breakfast was plentiful and filling. We would love to stay here again when we visit Achill (beautiful island).
My husband and I felt so very welcome to Irish Achill Island and to Geraldine's B&B. Geraldine was a gracious host; accommodating to our needs and anticipating what we may need to ensure a wonderful stay.
The room had a beautiful view and breakfast was expansive and delicious.
We would recommend Geraldine's B&B to anyone who would like a cozy, intimate place to stay in the midst of the beautiful area of Achill Village.
Geraldine was a wonderful host. I made a mess of my booking but she was more then happy to have us stay on the correct night we wanted. Geraldine has a great knowledge of the island and was able to recommend us a wonderful fish restaurant 'The Chalet' during our stay. All in all a very nice stay! Thanks Geraldine
Rooms were clean and tidy, and warm. Lots of storage space for big bags, full length mirror and tv - these finer details were great touches. Geraldine was always helpful and supplied the best breakfast on our whole trip in Ireland - kept me going all day! Thanks Geraldine!
Highly recommend this wonderful b & b. Great location, Lovely hosts and plentiful breakfast! Be sure to try the seaweed bath too, it's excellent.
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