From Castlebar take the N60 to Claremorris. In Balla we see the early monastic site and round tower. Continue on to Claremorris and take the N17 to Knock.

Knock Village is one of the most famous Marian Shrines in the world and receives over one and a half million visitors annually.

Knock Folk Museum is also worth a visit and is situated in the shrine grounds, containing a wide range of artifacts of rural life from 19th and 20th century.

From Knock take the R323 to Kiltimagh. Kiltimagh Museum houses many artifacts from our past, such as the Land League Banner, buried for safety in a bog for forty years, the instruments of the 19th century town band, items from Kiltimagh Lace School, Railway artifacts and many other items reflecting different aspects of our past.

Return to Castlebar via Bohola and Turlough with it's Round Tower and associations with St. Patrick.

Also in Turlough, the Museum of Country Life allows you to immerse yourself in the traditions and lifestyle of our ancestors.

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