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The Great Western Greenway

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Address: The Green The Green Civic Offices | Altamont Street, Westport, Ireland
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Fantastic day out.

Fantastic. Some of us were fit (ordinary bikes); some less so (electric bikes). All had a most marvellous cycle from Achill to Newport via Mulranny (& a couple of tea shops... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fantastic. Some of us were fit (ordinary bikes); some less so (electric bikes). All had a most marvellous cycle from Achill to Newport via Mulranny (& a couple of tea shops). Fabulous fun!

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

We cycled from Mulranney to Westport on Friday and really enjoyed the ride We got the shuttle bus back to Mulranney- a great day out On Saturday we walked to Achill from Mulranney and then hired bikes and cycled back as no suitable buses back Would have liked indication of kilometres along the route

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Thank ken492
Western Ireland, Ireland
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61 reviews
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

I cycled this as part of group of adults and children on a mainly sunny and calm day. It was really good fun. The 11 year old struggled a bit because of a gear problem with her bike on the way from Achill to Mulranny but when that improved she was 'on fire'. The 14 year old could have done... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

Really enjoyed cycling the Greenway. Great sights, really easy to cycle and it felt very safe as it was off road. You did have to cross a few roads but that was fine. You could leave out the Newport to Westport section if you had limited time as this is the least scenic.

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Thank Maura H
County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this easy 13k (9 mile) ride from Mulrany to Achill Island. Our bike-hire company did not include a lift back so we cycled both ways. The entire path was off-road until the last mile before the bridge into Achill, which was slightly terrifying. Our bikes were decent standard, but not excellent. There are many bike-hire companies in... More 

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Reviewed August 20, 2015

We are 3 friends with minimal biking experience. We decided to try the Mulraney to Achill Island leg of the greenway. From start to finish it was inspiring. We never expected the scenery to be so stunning and unique. It is hard to describe with mere words the beauty and remoteness of the scenery. We stopped off on route for... More 

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Reviewed August 19, 2015

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful experience on the Mayo Greenway. The bikes were of a very good spec and in great condition. The way was clearly marked and mobile toilets were even provided on route. We cycled Mulranny to Westport Quay and if we could have carried on we would have, we didn't want it to be over.... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have been talking about visiting the Greenway for the past couple of years and finally did it this August. I don't know what took us so long, it's in a beautiful part of the country and it's fantastic to be able to cycle together safely as a family. Our children are 4, 10, 12 and 14. My husband and... More 

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carlow
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Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend. We hired bikes from achill which included a shuttle bus from westport to achill. The driver was fun and full if useful info. We collected our bikes with no hassel and cycled all the way back to westport. We were two adults and two kids 10 and 13. We left achill at 2pm and got into westport at... More 

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County Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

Its an excellent amenity, But needs more signage as you can be lead astray by lack of signs in parts, also could do with better surface here and there.But overall its excellent especially if you get good weather.

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