Great Western Greenway

County Mayo
Grade Easy
Length 42 km
Time 10 hours
Format Linear
Ascent 90 m
Start Point
Attireesh (north or N59 ca 500m from Westporty town centre)
Finish Point
Ostan Oilean Acla / Achill Island Hotel
Nearest Town to Start Westport, Newport, Mallaranny or Achill
Lat. and Long. 53.801034, -9.521637 / 53.934061, -9.917885

The Great Western Greenway takes walkers and cyclists along the line of the old railway between Westport and Achill Island. It passes through the picturesque villages of Newport and Mallaranny and there are spectacular views from just about every section of the trail, which include the surrounding mountains (Croagh Patrick amongst them), as well as Clew Bay and its many islands.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheets 30 and 31

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