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The Great Western Greenway

The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport, Ireland
+353 87 799 9985
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Fantastic cycle track

We took 2 days to cycle the Greenway, stopping overnight in Newport. THis is a wonderful cycleway... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2012
Meg14Ireland
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The Western Way

The view was wonderful. We had just a nice weather. We met some Connemara ponys. The way was well... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2012
zjee d
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The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

We took 2 days to cycle the Greenway, stopping overnight in Newport. THis is a wonderful cycleway, through beautiful countryside. The part from Achill to Mulrany is the most scenic.

Thank Meg14Ireland
Reviewed 31 July 2012

The view was wonderful. We had just a nice weather. We met some Connemara ponys. The way was well marked. Is was so quiet. We've met nobody. It was great.

Thank zjee d
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We've done many cycles in France, Scotland and Ireland but this was the best. The scenery is fantastic and terrain is not too difficult so that people of all ages and reasonable fitness levels can undertake all or some of the stages. It was really...More

3  Thank Trish M
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Just back from our second time to visit the Greenway. We stayed at Mullrany & did the trip to Achill and back one day, and Newport and back another day. Really great facility which is getting lots of use. We used our own mountain bikes,...More

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 28 July 2012

I really liked Achil to Newport section not so much Newport to Westport...but i guess is under construction. Loved it, anyway!

1  Thank Liliana C
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Fantastic facility: scenery was amazing and the cycle was really enjoyable. Plenty to see and do on the way Thanks to JP in Clew Bay Cycle Hire for all his help.

Thank mfrisby
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I am no gym junkie by any means but this is by far one of the most enjoyable outings I have had in a while, it would usually involve shopping or eating out I have to say... We hired bikes from local bike hire company,...More

3  Thank J D
Reviewed 25 July 2012

This resource does exactly what it is supposed to do and that is no bad thing. Behind the scenes there is a lot of local politics and shenanigans which would make a book if anyone were to write it and nobody would read it. Suffice...More

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Loved every minute of it, beaufifulscenery, little traffic, great exercise. Newport is a nice stop for a break on the route. The locals always have time to have a "chat" with you

Thank shamo1503
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Loved the scenery, didn't like some of the hills !

Thank Daphne P
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deird
31 July 2017|
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Response from DavidL120584 | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't think you'd have much trouble to be honest. Tarmac for a good chunk of the route. We went from Achill to Westport.
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ronak149
5 July 2017|
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Response from SeamusC1966 | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! We did exactly this but we continued all the way back to Westport Very scenic from Achill to Newport / worth it & not difficult as you should have wind behind you - check this the day before -that is my advice . Clew... More
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David D
8 June 2017|
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Response from MPhIreland | Reviewed this property |
Not suitable at all for racing bikes. Plus alot of children etc out walking so fast cycling not advisable
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