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“Excellent family day out along the Greenway”

Clew Bay Bike Hire and Outdoor Day Adventures
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Clew Bay Bike Hire and Outdoor adventures are the premier bike hire operator for the Great Western Greenway. We are always where you need us when you need us. We also provide guided sea kayaking tours on Clew Bay, Greenway to Seaway package which includes cycling the Greenway and return back to you base via a local fishing charter. We have return or outbound shuttle services available to ensure you only do the sections of the trail that you choose. Winner of the Mayo Business Awards 2015 "Best Tourism Activity Provider" Listed in the top 100 attractions in Ireland 1 of only 2 in Mayo.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We drove the short distance from Westport to Newport and hired 4 x bikes from Dave for my wife and I and our two teenagers and cycled from Newport to Achill on Friday afternoon - approx 32km. Hiring the bikes couldn't have been easier and they were all in excellent condition. Dave sized the bikes for everyone and provided helmets, high viz vests and some friendly directions and advice. The Greenway was excellent. Paths were very safe, clean and very well signposted. No real hills and the views were excellent. We stopped for a short break in Mulranny and then continued on to Achill where Dave collected us at the arranged perfect location in the local hotel where I treated myself to a delicious bowl of chowder and a necessary pint of guinness !
First class friendly service from Dave which capped a perfect family afternoon.

Thank BrendanG1
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"great service"
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"shuttle bus"
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"clew bay"
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"achill sound"
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"the great western greenway"
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"greenway trail"
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"shuttle service"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"could not have been more helpful"
in 11 reviews
"achill island"
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"starting point"
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"great company"
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"top class"
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"sea kayaking"
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"great value for money"
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"highlight of our trip"
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"last weekend"
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went for one premium and one electric bike and cycled from Westport to Achill 'with the breeze (allegedly) behind us'!

The electric bike is a good choice for those a little nervous and afraid they might run out of puff - its not cheating, as the Dave the owner would say, its about enjoyment!

Everything was waiting for my wife and I when we arrived to pick up the bikes. Dave gave us an excellent briefing of what to expect, turns to look out for and how he and his staff were available to provide help if we needed it.

The bikes were in good nick and there was plenty of charge in the electric bike when we finished. Helmets and HiVis vests are provided. Panniers are also available.

The Greenway itself is very pretty and well maintained. The views are excellent as you would expect. There are stopping off points in all the towns along the way and the Nevins Inn about a km off the track at the halfway mark.

We were picked up bang on time at the agreed meeting point and whisked back to our starting point where we had parked up our car. The chat with Tom the driver (and all round bike mechanic) was mighty! It was great to experience such genuine enthusiasm.

We fancy coming back to experience the sea kayaking tour and maybe even try 'the Challenge'(see the website)

Thank MelAspires
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Rented bikes today from Dave the owner, cycled from Achill to Westport, what a fantastic experience, service was top class and would highly recommend.

Thank Kenneth K
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Biking the Greenway was the reason we came to Westport and it was definitely worth it.
Travis was a huge help and thanks for everything! :)

Thank Andrea A
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We rented bikes with the silver package and cycled from Westport to Achill. Dave, the owner, was so friendly and helpful. It was great value - for €25 we rented the bikes for the day and got a shuttle bus back to Westport from Achill. Dave explained we could ring him at any point and get a lift back from any point of the greenway if we didn't make it the whole way. To summarise - excellent value, really friendly service, would highly recommend to anyone considering cycling the Greenway.

Thank Shane M
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