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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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Excellent way to see the country either walking or on a bike!

Beautiful weather on Saturday last so we cycled from Louisburgh to Mulranny, the Greenway starts... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Tomsheedy1954
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Ennis, Ireland
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Really enjoyed cycling the Greenway. Fantastic views . Well lade track . Great experience for... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
anne1little
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Clonaslee, Ireland
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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 August 2017

Beautiful weather on Saturday last so we cycled from Louisburgh to Mulranny, the Greenway starts in Westport and has excellent views throughout!

1  Thank Tomsheedy1954
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed cycling the Greenway. Fantastic views . Well lade track . Great experience for anyone. Do as much or as little as you like !

Thank anne1little
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We did this as a hen activity. I loved it. The scenery was beautiful and it's off the road so it's relaxing. Everyone we met along the way was so friendly and there's a great sense of achievement when you reach where you're going! It's...More

1  Thank Jeanie90
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Have wanted to do this for years. Went with a group of 6 adults and 8 kids ranging from 2-11 yrs. Small kids were in trailers everyone else on bikes. We went with clew bay bike hire who were great. We started in achill. Just...More

1  Thank holsgirlDublin
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Newport to Mulranny is the best part. The Westport to Newport is beside road a lot of the way. If you get to Mulranny cycle a little further towards Achille island to get the sea view. Great coffee shop called river side. Lots of...More

1  Thank saeb38
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Cycled this route in 2 separate stages on two separate days with 2 adults and 3 kids. Mulranney to Westport which is approx 30kms and at the kids limit. Very enjoyable though and the prevailing wind is normally with you. Next day was Mulranney to...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect cycling experience for families. Off-road for up to 25 miles on the course of an old railway - fabulous scenery and plenty of stop of points for refreshments. Even portable toilets along the way

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Highlight of my trip to Westport, Ireland with my family. The views are spectacular & my teenagers loved it. Do bring a raincoat since weather is unpredictable.

2  Thank inthemiddlemom
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We did the Mulranny to Achill Sound section of the Greenway and absolutely loved it. As we have a bike-mad 7 year old, it isn't easy to get challenging long cycles which have lots to look at and stays off the roads. This fit the...More

1  Thank E H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Suitable at most parts for families tough sections at many parts though especially if windy ! Toilets are clean Lovely locals along the way Numerous pit stops !!

Thank nikkigoid
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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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