[ Date: November 23, 2017 05:26 am ]
OLD RAILWAY WALK, From the Quay to Westport Town
The old Railway Walk links the Quay area of Westport to the centre of Westport town. It is about 2.5 km in length and is a beautiful way to walk in and out of town. On the way why not stop off at the Skate Park, the playground or kick a ball on the Astroturf pitch.
GREAT WESTERN GREENWAY
The Greenway traverses 42km’s around Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny (Mallaranny). It passes by some of the West of Ireland’s most dramatic mountains and offers magnificent views of Clew Bay and its many islands
GUIDED TOUR OF WESTPORT TOWN
Guided Walks of this historic town are conducted twice weekly, during the summer months. The history of the development of Westport, from the time it was an O’Malley stronghold in the 16th Century, to the present day, is brought alive in the Clew Bay Heritage Centre, located at Westport Quay
CROAGH PATRICK – HOLY MOUNTAIN AND VISITOR CENTRE
Teach Na Miasa, Murrisk, Westport, Co. Mayo
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 098 64114
Croagh Patrick, which overlooks Clew Bay in County Mayo, is considered the holiest mountain in Ireland. The tradition of pilgrimage to this holy mountain stretches back over 5,000 years from the Stone Age to the present day without interruption.
BALLYCROY NATIONAL PARK
Ballycroy, Westport, Co. Mayo Web: www.ballycroynationalpark.ie
Tel: 098 49996
Ballycroy National Park was established in 1998, it comprises of 11,000 hectares of Atlantic Blanket Bog and mountainous terrain covering a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness dominated by the Nephin Beg Mountain range.
Open March to September – Daily – 10am – 5.30pm
For more information on other walks in the Mayo area please visit this website: