Alchemy Tours - Turning Ireland of old into stories of gold - Visit North Mayo

In ancient times Alchemists were thought to be able to turn base metal into gold, let Alchemy Tours bring you on a ‘GOLD STANDARD TOUR’ in the west of Ireland. Owned and operated by Neal Doherty, a qualified professional tour guide that has been in the business for twelve years, Alchemy Tours are located on the Mullet Peninsula. Neal is an extremely experienced guide offering tours across County Mayo, Connemara and beyond!

For those looking to enjoy the elements and get out into the stunning countryside, Alchemy Tours also offer guided walks on Erris Head and in Belmullet town.

Neal Doherty of Alchemy Tours
Neal Doherty of Alchemy Tours

Customisable Tours

If you are visiting Co. Mayo and are you looking for a private driver guide, Alchemy Tours can take you where you want to go. There are several dedicated tour options around Mayo, Sligo and Galway available, but if you have somewhere specific in mind Alchemy Tours will gladly cater to your needs.

Alchemy Tours can cater for both private clients as well as hotels such as Ashford Castle and Mount Falcon Estate. With stories and anecdotes along the way, wherever you decide to visit, Alchemy Tours will give you a day to remember.

Downpatrick Head 📷 Alchemy Tours
Derryclare Logh, Connemara 📷 Alchemy Tours


You will be transported via the Alchemy Tours Land Rover Discovery. This vehicle allows for up to six passengers and allows for a better view of the breathtaking County Mayo scenery. The Land Rover Discovery is also able to access areas on more adventurous terrain. If you wish to book a group tour that consists of more than six people a larger vehicle can be arranged at an additional cost. Alchemy Tours will also accommodate you if you wish to use your own mode of transportation. Neal will happily ‘jump on’ and give you a guided tour as you do the driving.

Belmullet Walking Tours

Belmullet is a thriving town in the barony of Erris. It is steeped in history and there are a plethora of gems to discover when you visit. On your two hour tour you’ll hear about how Jack B. Yeats and John Millington Synge (the playwright wrote ‘The Playboy of the Western World’ after his visit to Belmullet and Geesala in Erris) were inspired by their visits to the barony.

You may book your Belmullet Walking Tour here.

Belmullet Mussell's Wells
Belmullet Mussel’s Wells’

Erris Head Guided Tour

Erris Head is one of the most stunning headlands on the island of Ireland. A 2½ hour guided tour is a ‘must do’ for energetic visitors. With every step you take the vista around you will change. Be prepared for dramatic changes in the weather – don’t forget Erris was named ‘The Best Place to go Wild in Ireland

You may book your Erris Head Guided Tour here.

The Stags of Broadhaven as seen from Erris Head
The Stags of Broadhaven as seen from Erris Head

North Mayo Tour

The North Mayo Tour incorporates formidable cliffs, majestic sea stacks and a plethora of cultural gems. This day tour (up to six people) includes twelve discovery points along the North Mayo region. Some of the landmarks you’ll discover are Downpatrick Head, the Céide Fields, the Monasteries of the Moy and Blacksod Lighthouse. You will travel throughout the region in style in an Alchemy Tours limo!

You may book your North Mayo Tour here.

Blacksod Lighthouse
Blacksod Lighthouse


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