Fly to Knock from Liverpool
When it comes to visiting Ireland, Knock is a popular destination for outdoor junkies and culture enthusiasts – there’s a number of reasons why you need to visit and you could be there before you know it with a short flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Offering a number of direct trips to Knock Ireland West with Ryanair, why not book your flight with us today and you can see what all the fuss is about?
Why you should go
Knock is located in Southern Ireland and welcomes over 1.5 million visitors each year. Not only is this Irish village in County Mayo, a beautiful place to explore, but it is also home to a world renowned pilgrimage site, Knock Shrine, which is where Virgin Mary, Joseph and John the Evangelist are said to have appeared in front of 15 local villagers. This holy apparition was later confirmed by the Pope himself. The area has a charming ambience with five churches and a museum proving top tourist attractions.
If you’re looking to escape to the Irish countryside, Knock is the perfect destination to explore. Head towards Ballycroy National Park to see some of the most breath-taking views, and if you’re an avid cyclist, ride along to the Great Western Greenway for panoramic views of the Atlantic coast. For those who love to walk, take on the Croagh Patrick hike and claim your reward from the top with the breath-taking views.
When you should go
Knock in Ireland is a beautiful destination to explore but if you’re interested in visiting Knock Shrine, make sure to book during the summer months when opening hours are extended. During the colder months of the year, Knock remains a fantastic place to take in the Irish countryside but just make sure to wrap up warm!
Where you should stay
Within about 10km from Knock, you’ll find charming hotels and cute B&Bs overlooking the river in Claremorris which make fantastic places to stay while in Knock. However if you’re looking to visit Knock Shrine, you’ll be able to find hotels within the village, but make sure you book in advance as they can get extremely busy, especially during the summer months.
Make sure you appreciate the beauty of Knock when you visit, but some other things you shouldn’t miss include:
- Ashford Castle – about a 40 minute drive away you’ll find Ashford Castle where you can have dinner in an unlikely dungeon location.
- Bertra Blue Flag beach – from kite-surfing to bird watching, Bertra beach is one of the finest in western Ireland and is a must see on your visit.
- Hennigan’s Heritage Centre – take an interesting, historical tour of Tom Hennigan’s lost Irish heritage.
Fly direct from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Knock (NOC) in Ireland with Ryanair today. You can take your trip to Knock by booking your flight with Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
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