Achill Island - Dooagh loop

Walking
County Mayo
Grade Easy
Length 4 km
Time 1 hour
Format Loop
Ascent 60 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Purple arrow
Start Point
First small road on sea side about 20 metres west of bridge over Tenregee/Chongie River in Dooagh Village and just east of Achill Field School
Finish Point
First small road on sea side about 20 metres west of bridge over Tenregee/Chongie River in Dooagh Village and just east of Achill Field School
Nearest Town to Start Dooagh
Grid Ref. F 604 049
Lat. and Long. 53.9751149, -10.1279152

This trail follows quiet road and gravel track through a landscape of undulating blanket bog while running alongside the Owenavally and Chongie Rivers, passing the site of a 'booley' village and with spectacular views of the mountains of Croaghaun, Slievemore, Minaun and the Atlantic Ocean.

Trail Management

Facilities

Space for 3 cars at start - additional parking about 100m to east in beach car park

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 30
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

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

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