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The views are worth the The track up It can be very rough in places Expressly on the way down... read more

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Worth the effort

Climbing the mountain is fairly hard. You definitely need rain gear, walking boots, water and I... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
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One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an 11th century monastery.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coming down” (35 reviews)
“walking stick” (50 reviews)
“tough climb” (38 reviews)
Murrisk, Ireland
+353 98 64114
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are worth the The track up It can be very rough in places Expressly on the way down. Nevertheless it truly was a great experience doing this.

1  Thank Tonycpfc1
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Climbing the mountain is fairly hard. You definitely need rain gear, walking boots, water and I would recommend a walking stick or pole( mainly for coming down as you can slip on loose rocks) . If it's cloudy you won't see spectacular views but it's...More

1  Thank barm29
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

come here everytime i visit 💗 horses are brilliant and so are the instructors 100% would reccomend to come here x being able to ride with the views of the beach and the mountain is truely breathtaking xx

Thank Mia S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

As atheists, the spiritual side to climbing Croagh Patrick was lost on us, but not the history / folklore. Imagining Saint Patrick suffering 40 days and nights on the very exposed summit takes some believing, as does most of the content of the Bible, but...More

4  Thank andy k
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Make no bones about it, climbing Croagh Patrick is tough, even on a day with reasonable weather like we had. Even on a good day, the weather can frequently change, from sun to showers to strong winds, so dress appropriately and be prepared! Definitely worth...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Took the route from the gift shop. Could have been a nice hike if it wasn't so crowded. I don't know if it is normal (weekend), but there were too many people to enjoy the way up. The terrain is pretty difficult, rocks and more...More

Thank tynuch
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Make no bones about this folks, it is tough going, but hopefully my advice might help you along, as previous trip advisors helped me. Try and go reasonably early in the day, and on a weekday if at all possible. This way there won't be...More

5  Thank Shopping-list
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I went up to the summit yesterday during a stay in Westport on what was a beautiful day with amazing views. I'm glad I persevered and made it to the top but as a relatively fit person, I found it very challenging. I don't know...More

2  Thank rmoomin
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group ranging from 14 years to 65. It's not easy but well worth the efforts. The view on the way up are Brillant but the views at the top ate stunning. Bring water and food as well as waterproof clothing as the...More

Thank sid1947
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

So many people I know had done Croagh Patrick that I thought 'how hard could it be' but it's very tough!!! We didn't start until 2pm so most people were coming down at this stage. It took us four and half hours to go up...More

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Emma S
15 August 2017|
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Response from slocumdave | Reviewed this property |
The bus goes to Westport, which is about five miles from Croagh Patrick. Taxi service is available in Westport.
5 August 2017|
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Response from slocumdave | Reviewed this property |
I liked the Convent B&B in Leenane, but there are several a little closer. I just really like Leenane as well as The Convent.
23 July 2017|
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Response from titek76 | Reviewed this property |
First time we went like all the tourists - from Murrisk. Last moth though we decided to be more adventurous and took a hike from the south-east of the mountain, village called Ballyhip (GPS coordinates: 53° 45.128'N ; 9... More