Mayo’s Walking and Cycling Route
Escape the bustle of urban life on the 42km Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland. The World Class Great Western Greenway is a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937. The Greenway can be easily accessed at the following towns and bike rental facilities are available;
- Westport – 33 minute drive from Pontoon to Westport via R310 and N5
- Newport – 32 minute drive from Pontoon to Newport Via R317
- Mulranny – 47 minutes from Pontoon to Mulranny via the N59
- Achill – 1 hour 20 minutes to Dooagh via R319 (Dooagh is far west of Achill, bike rental is located here).
More information on the Great Western Greenway