Carracastle is 108 miles (174km) west of Dublin and 25 miles (40km) west of Carrick on Shannon. It is situated midway between the towns of Ballaghaderreen and Charlestown, each of which have shops, pubs and nice restaurants. Carracastle is also within easy reach of Ireland West Airport Knock, Sligo town and Galway city.
With holiday accommodation in Carracastle, the visitor can revel in any or all of the many activities and attractions that the area has to offer.
The budding angler or the seasoned fisherman can choose from a number of fishing lakes and rivers within easy reach.
There is a wealth of great walking routes and the quiet country lanes around Carracastle are the perfect spot for the cycling enthusiast.
A variety of golf courses are within easy reach, the nearest being a 9-hole parkland course in Ballaghaderreen.
Carracastle has a rich historic and archaeological landscape with at least 20 prehistoric forts as well as a number of crannogs dotted along Lough Gara.