AN IDYLLIC ROUTE THROUGH UNSPOILT MAYO
CYCLING ROUTE FROM WESTPORT TO ACHILL ISLAND
All along the Wild Atlantic Way, a 2,500km touring route that runs the length of Ireland’s western coastline, you’ll find cycling routes for every ability. For those seeking a relaxed cycle, Mayo’s Great Western Greenway is perfect. As it’s the longest off-road route in Ireland, you don’t have to be mindful of too much traffic or road rules
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Vibrant villages, haunting landscapes, magical islands; the Bay Coast really has it all. Moving From Achill Island along the spectacular Mayo coast and jagged curves of Connemara into Galway city, this diverse region is home to hidden coves, winding inlets and of course, some of the coast’s most scenic bays.
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Elemental and wild, Ireland’s west coast is a true feast for the senses. Constantly bathed in an ever-changing light, each season offers up its own unique colour palette. Indeed, when you witness twilight descend on the coast’s haunting landscapes, magical islands and soaring clifftops, you’ll understand that the Wild Atlantic Way is as enchanting during those bracing winter months as it is in summer
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You’ll find the magical Bay Coast located halfway down the Wild Atlantic Way, hugging the robust coastline of north Mayo and Galway. Nestled among this region’s many jutting bays are sandy beaches, hidden coves and gorgeous inlets, while gazing out to sea you’ll enjoy views of some of the coast’s many islands
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This route begins at the cosmopolitan, award-winning town of Westport and then continues north and west along the inner and northern shores of Clew Bay to Newport, Mulranny and Achill Island before returning to Westport, a distance of 86km (54 miles), approximately. As you take this drive to Achill Island you will notice that the 42km Great Western Greenway runs close to the road for much of the journey.
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The Wild Atlantic Way, a 2,500km touring route along the west coast of Ireland, is divided into six different regions, each of which has its own unique offering. In the salty fresh-air playground of the Bay Coast, which spans from Doran’s Point Discovery Point in County Mayo to Traught Beach on the south shore of Galway Bay, you’ll discover soaring hills sweeping down to a shoreline that’s laced with loughs, coves, beaches and islets
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BAY COAST TOURING ROUTE: 2 DAY
It’s well worth taking the time to explore the salty, fresh-air playground of the Bay Coast, which moves from south Mayo through the expanse of County Galway. All along this enigmatic region of the Wild Atlantic Way, you’ll discover a jagged coastline made up of salt-breezed sandy beaches, sea-swept blanket bogs and serene hidden coves.
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