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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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Western Greenway

We visited in late November, we are hikers, we practically had the place to our selves. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat D
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Cork, Ireland
Great bike ride!

Took the shuttle from the bike shop to Achill and rode back in around 4 hours. Bikes worked well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gotwine2015
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Windsor, Canada
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“off road” (70 reviews)
“old railway” (50 reviews)
“cycle track” (27 reviews)
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The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in late November, we are hikers, we practically had the place to our selves. It is important to know that the greenway starts about one mile outside of Westport, goes on to about a mile from Newport and then restarts about a mile...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the shuttle from the bike shop to Achill and rode back in around 4 hours. Bikes worked well. Add some time for the hills, but very manageable. Worth a stop for lunch along the way. The bike shop will provide all the info you...More

Thank gotwine2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a magnificent cycle. Took us around 3.5 hours from achill to Westport and that was at a chill pace with plenty of stops. Would recommend for people of all ages

Thank CIANMCKEON
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luckily we had a beautiful day for walking . Time to look at all the best of nature! Started just after Newport , had a coffee stop along the way back !

Thank Hensey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic scenery as you’d expect for the region and a well maintained track to cycle or walk. Very safe for kids and well sign posted. You can join the greenway at any stage so if you’re not the fittest in the world don’t worry, it...More

Thank Alan0973
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great day. The bike hire company dropped us out to Achill Island and we cycled the full way back to Westport. It was €25 per person. We were dropped off and set up with bikes (helmets & hi-vis jackets were also available). Bikes...More

Thank RoisinCore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We cycled the 45kms from Achill to Westport. The Greenway is a great amenity and is well signposted. The bikes that we hired were good quality and the hire and transfer price was reasonable.

Thank ED20152015
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We cycled from achill to Newport with our children. It was great fun. We had a tandem bike which worked out really well..... I would recommend for children. There are a few hills along the way but other than that it's a great cycle with...More

Thank CAHDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous facility this has become. Why not hire a bike in Westport. Turn left and follow the Greenway through Newport, Mulranny and on to Achilles Island stopping along the way for refreshments to suit all tastes. The cycling is easy enough along this...More

Thank pells28
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We did Mulranny to Newport with 2 small children, 1&3yrs. Hired bikes from clew bay cycles at the Mulranny park hotel. Very helpful& direct access to green way. We used a trailer & a bike with a seat on the back. Very manageable & beautiful...More

Thank anna c
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deird
1 August 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
6 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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