Louisburgh Cycle Hub Loop 3 (Derrymore)

Cycling On Road
County Mayo
Grade Easy
Length 26 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 313 m
Waymarking Blue text on white background
Nearest Town to Start Louisburgh Town
Lat./Lon. 53.76346713, -9.806333102

Louisburgh is a small town located 22Km from Westport. Along the route the user will experience sea cliffs, beaches as well as inland through wild and desolate country on very quite roads and tracks.
Terrain: This is a more challenging trip inland to the Sheeffry Hills. Traversing through isolated country on roads almost completely free of traffic the tranquility is numbing. One of the many highlights of this loop is the steep climb (or walk!) up to the summit of Derrymore. With two streams needing to be forded en-route this is an exciting loop with unbelievable panoramic views.
Traffic: Extremely light
Degree of Difficulty: Suitable for people with medium levels of fitness although there are a couple ascents where walking the bike may be more suitable.

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