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The Lost Valley
Louisburgh Co. Mayo
AgricultureSightseeingHeritageWalking Natural LandscapeVisitor Farm
Discover the natural beauty of the Lost Valley in Louisburgh, County Mayo. See the memorial to the Great Famine and experience the tranquil atmosphere of this remote area.

Explore the majestic Lost Valley, one of the most unique valleys in Europe. Wander around the natural woodlands, spot the scenic lakes and waterfalls, and stroll down the golden sandy beaches. Admire unique views of Killary Fjord and magnificent Mweelrea mountain in the distance.

Visit the deserted famine village and get an insight into the cultural heritage of the west of Ireland. Go on a guided tour and meet the Bourke family, who have farmed livestock in the valley for over three centuries. Take a look at daily life in the Lost Valley, an active working farm. Feed the pet lambs, watch a working sheepdog demonstration or plan your trip around sheep shearing season.

Appreciate the striking beauty of the Lost Valley and learn about its complex history. As this is a working farm, pre-booking is essential for all visitors.