Achill Cycle Hub - Loop 1

Cycling On Road
County Mayo
1 review
Grade Challenging
Length 43.2 km
Am 3 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 160 m
Waymarking Blue text on white background
Start Point
Car park at entrance to Keel Caravan Park
Finish Point
Car park at entrance to Keel Caravan Park
Nearest Town to Start Keel
Grid Ref. F 636 049
Lat. and Long. 53.97610111, -10.08038879

This loop brings the cyclist to the southern corner of the Island and includes the scenic Atlantic Drive with its spectacular sea cliff scenery. There are some moderate climbs with a steep descent/ascent and traffic is generally light but can get busy during the holiday season.

Trail Management

Tourist Information Office
Achill Sound


In Keel: shop, restaurants, cafes, take-away, accommodation

Terrain: Some moderate climbs & a steep descent/ascent are included in this route. Spectacular sea cliff scenery along the route.
Traffic: Generally light but can get busy during holiday Season.
To Suit: Suitable for people with medium levels of fitness.
Minimum Gear: Helmet, Bike, Mobile Phone, Fluid, Snacks & Waterproofs.
Services: Services are available throughout the Island.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 30
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

450 Bus Eireann bus from Louisburgh via Westport - times may change seasonally


Marla from Down

Very achievable in half a day. Don’t miss that southern loop!

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