Explore the Abbey

  • Hear the history of the Abbey from a guide, exhibition or video.
  • Explore the Abbey Grounds with its landscaped Christian themes and Celtic influence in our spirituality.
  • Spend some time in the quietness of the Chapel of Adoration.
  • See the site of the Passion Play.
  • Visit Elizabeth’s house.
  • See the Tomb of Tiobóid na Long son of Grace O’Malley inside in the Abbey
  • Learn of the turbulant tails of the Natorious Priest Hunter Sean na Sagart, and visit his Tree 
  • Visit the original Well of St Patrick.
  • Experience Stations of the Cross on the Grounds (Tochar Chríost) and specially commissioned Stations of the Cross by Imogen Stuart in the Abbey.
  • Visit the underground Crib
  • Visit the Wooden Church-replica of Patrician churches (5th Century)
  • Visit the Dancora that is the original building at the start and finish of the Tochar Phadraig
  • Admire the statue of Mother and Child by Br Joseph McNally.
  • Visit the Chapter House, visitor Center and Giftshop, where we stock a lovely array of Mayo based products and books.
  • Grab a copy of the children’s quiz and explore and learn about the history of the Abbey.   


Other Local Attractions in the Area

The Pine Rack Furniture Workshop and Showroom – Ballintubber – 0.2km

Clogher Heritage Centre – Carrowmore, South, Clogher, Co. Mayo. –  4.2km

Moorehall Brief History – Muckloon, Carnacon, Co. Mayo. – 8.5km

National Museum of Ireland – Country Life – Turlough, Co. Mayo – 18km

Michael Davitt Museum– Straide, Co. Mayo – 25km 

Foxford Wollen Mills – Foxford, Co. Mayo – 32km

Westport Walking Tours – Town Hall Theatre, The Octagon, Westport, Co. Mayo – 19km

Westport Estate – Westport, Co. Mayo – 20km

Lough Mask Distillery – Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo – 23km

Cong Quite Man Museum – Cong, Co. Mayo – 28km

Ashford Castle – Cong, Co. Mayo – 29km

Corrib Cruises – Lisloughry Harbour, Cong, Co. Mayo. – 29km

National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock – Knock, Co. Mayo. – 31km

Killary Fjord Boat Tours – Leenaun, Co. Galway. – 35km 

Kylemore Abbey – Pollacappul, Co. Galway. – 58km 


Local Dining Options

Corleys Abbey Lodge – Bar and Restaurant – Located across from the entrance of Ballintubber Abbey +353 90 30850

 Crave at the Cottage – Cafe & Coffee Shop -2.5km – F12 A8N9

The Lough Inn Partry – Bar & Restaurant – 9.5km 

Carrowmoney, Partry, Co. Mayo.  T:  +353 954 3016