Stay in Lakeland Hostel for a truly West of Ireland experience with a touch of movie magic!
Located near the beautiful shore of Lough Corrib in County Mayo our Lakeland House is a true gateway to Connemara and an excellent place to stay to enjoy the West of Ireland experience. Did you know that Lough Corrib is Europe’s premier destination for fly fishing? This combined with the beautiful walks makes this youth hostel a favourite with those that love nature and the outdoors.
Cong is one of Ireland’s most unique towns and popular destinations most famous as the setting for the John Wayne movie “The Quiet Man”. The classic film starring “The Duke” and Maureen O’Hara, was shot here in 1951 and ever since it has attracted movie buffs that come here to visit the stunning film locations.
As well as a beautiful rustic setting, Cong offers many activities to suit your interests in the great outdoors – in fact – it covers nearly all of them! Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, cruising on Lough Masks and Corrib and the River Cong. Clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, woodland zipwiring and tree-climbing, archery, mountain biking, pedal and paddle, pony trekking, mountain climbing, hiking and forest walks – You’ll find you are spoiled for choice with activities in Cong.