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Lovely cycle, nice views, varied topography

Our party of four consisted of one experienced biker and three casual bikers (all of us... read more

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Gregory P
Bangor, Maine
Fabulous Cycle

I felt proud to br Irish while cycling the Greenway , it was a wonderful experience and I will... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Wicklow, Ireland
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The Green The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport F28 CK31, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of four consisted of one experienced biker and three casual bikers (all of us approximately 60 years old). We rented in Westport, rode the rental company's shuttle bus out to the island, and cycled back. They provided a nice service at a reasonable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We spent the day cycling the greenway. It had incredible views and great paths. Even though it rained on us we still had a great time

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I felt proud to br Irish while cycling the Greenway , it was a wonderful experience and I will definitely be back

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rita0sullivan
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great fun free activity. Picture shown is actually a private driveway that allows access onto greenaway. Great place to stop for a rest, but remember it is a shared space with cars. Greenaway to achill is fantastic, with different stop offs allowing varied distances catering...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Just a glorious way to spend a few hours in the beautiful West of Ireland. So lovely to be away from the main roads, seeing the landscape as it's meant to be seen. And if you can get a good day's weather like we did,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Neillimus
Reviewed 30 October 2018

If you have 4-5 hours free, I highly recommend renting a bike and cycling along the Greenway. It is very well marked with signs, small bridges over streams, plenty of sheep everywhere and the scenery is spectacular. Only a couple of steep hills from Mulranny...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Was very lucky with the weather,the sun was shining bright for the time of year.We hired great bikes in Westport Bike Hire and we travelled to achill by shuttle bus which was supplied by bike hire .The scenery was fantastic, the cycle route was well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bridget G
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We took a shuttle out to the Islands and biked back to Westport. We saw maybe ten other cyclists. We loved every minute even though or maybe because the cafes and other places that cater to the cyclists were closed for the season. The sheep,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This probably would be a great ride if the weather were nice. We took the bus to the end and biked back as far as we could before we froze from the wind and rain. It was nice to stop at a bar about half...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Hankwisco
Reviewed 7 October 2018

If you’re looking to explore at your leisure, then cycling the Great Western Greenway is a must. You can hire the bicycles in Westport and cycle from there to Achill, or you can be dropped off in Achill and cycle back to Westport. We hired...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tanya H
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4 January 2019|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
Open all year round but be sure to layer up with the clothing at this time of year. Some lovely places to stop up and have coffee and cake so don't rush the ride, if the weather is good amazing scenery on what is a fairly... More
9 September 2018|
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Response from NigelRunner | Reviewed this property |
I've heard that the bike companies are not allowed to act as a taxi company so the transport has to be part of the bike hire. However, there are a few possibilities. You might also consider the bike hire companies that... More
9 September 2018|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
Not really....I think the shuttles are only for those who rent a bike. Phone them anyway....