For a unique escape in County Mayo, budget travellers can choose Valley Lodge Farm Hostel, which is situated on a working farm near Claremorris, Knock and Knock Airport.
The hostel is a converted farm building with single, double, triple, family and dormitory rooms, all ensuite. It has a large common area, dining room and self-catering kitchen. Rates include linen, a light continental breakfast and parking.
The Barrett family have been welcoming visitors to the area since 1989, offering comfortable accommodation in their Farm Hostel and Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast. The property is just 10km from Claremorris and 18km from Castlebar. It is near many attractions, such as Mayo Abbey, the National Museum of Country Life, Knock Shrine and Museum, Ballintubber Abbey, and Croagh Patrick. Valley Lodge is 35 minutes drive from Knock Airport.