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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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Enjoyable cycle

Did the Achill to Westport cycle, as a novice cyclist it was enjoyable and mainly flat (although... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
FionaF24
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Dublin, Ireland
Green way cycle 29km

Amazing breath taking views from Mulranny over Clew bay. We hired bikes from clew bay bike hire in... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Clare S
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“off road” (70 reviews)
“old railway” (50 reviews)
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The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Did the Achill to Westport cycle, as a novice cyclist it was enjoyable and mainly flat (although there are some hills) with lovely scenery. The weather wasnt great the day we did it but still had fun. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing breath taking views from Mulranny over Clew bay. We hired bikes from clew bay bike hire in Westport they shuttled us to Mulranny and we cycled the 29km back, it was drizzly and sunny perfect day and well worth it. Would recommend it to...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Good route and lovely way to see Irish history and countryside. Excellent cycling surface. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We hired bikes from Achill with Clew bay bicycle hire and headed off on our journey. Scenery is beautiful, road surface was very Good, even the weather was great. We cycled the route one way and got the shuttle bus back. Service from Clew bay...More

1  Thank Margaret
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We did a cycle trip on the greenway between westport and Newport and thoroughly enjoyed the day. We are not exactly a sporty family and have a young child (5 yr old) and we managed the return trip from westport to newport without too much...More

1  Thank BGillman-202
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We rented electric assisted bikes from Clew Bay ( outstanding service) and easily biked the 32km from Achill Sound to Newport. Breathtaking and varied scenery from the bay on one side, the Sound on the other, farms, bogs, forests, bridges! We would have biked this...More

Thank pattimcamato
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family in Westport and decided to hire a bike and cycle the greenway to Newport. The prepared bike lane is generally protected (part old railway track) from the road and the land is mostly flat making it an easy ride, bar the...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Beautiful sights. Easy to cycle. We were biking with childrens ages 11-16 and theyfound it easy to ride the all 42 Km easily in 6 hours including long breaks.

Thank זיו א
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We took our 10 month old baby along so we didn't cycle the whole greenway but the section coming into Mulranny has stunning views of Croagh Patrick and Clew Bay, particularly on a sunny day. There are plenty of rest stops and cafes along the...More

Thank normskin
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We cycled the greenway with our two kids 4 and 1.5. We hired bikes from the Westport bike shop. Would recommend doing it we had great fun and was a great family day out. Westport bike shop were very helpful and full of tips for...More

Thank Trim25
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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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