Knock Airport is located approximately 8km from Charlestown in County Mayo. Arrange to collect a hire car and explore the surrounding towns, villages, and tranquil countryside. Water sports are popular all over the county.
Things to See and Do in Kerry
Charlestown is located at the intersection of two National Primary routes, the N17 and the N5, on the eastern border of County Mayo. Thanks to its central location, Charlestown is an ideal stopover and is the perfect destination from which to explore nearby areas. There are lots of places to go golfing, fishing, walking, and cycling here. You can also visit some of the archaeological sites in the area, such as St. Attracta’s Well, Costelloe Tomb, and Urlaur Abbey.
Day Trips From Kerry
Collect a rental car and spend some time at Ballycroy National Park. Home to diverse flora and fauna, the area of 118 square kilometres provides excellent nature and walking trails.
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is located 2 hours away from the airport and is a must-see on your itinerary. Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland. Enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and scents of Bunratty Folk Park as you stroll from house to house. Amble around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctor’s house, hardware shop, printers and McNamara’s pub.
Go and enjoy the lovely parkland Estate of Slane Castle. While you are there you might want to visit their whiskey distillery.
Hire a car and take a drive to witness some of the nice areas in County Mayo. Head to Blacksod Bay in Belmullet, the Ceide Fields in Ballycastle or climb Croagh Patrick which is home to an 11th Century monastery.