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Westport’s 10th Annual Christmas Walking Festival 2017
Dec 29th 2017 - 01st January 2018

Round off the year with a magical weekend of walking in the Mountains and trails of Mayo & Connemara.

Friday December 29th 
Arrive Westport

Saturday 30th December
Start time: 09.30am sharp – bus will depart from the Octagon in the middle of Westport town.

Mweelrea Mountain. We start from the townland of Dadreen and take the Western approach to the mountain. 
This hike offers spectacular views of Killary fjord, the Bens, Maumturks mountains and the offshore Islands of Inishbofin and Inishturk.

 Time: 5+ Hours  Total height gain: 800 metres

 Sunday December 31st

Start time: 09.30am sharp – bus will depart from the Octagon in the middle of Westport town.

Today we offer a low level flat walk. A reasonably good track throughout but it can be wet and muddy in places.

This walk is a low level walk of 18k approx. along the Western Way that runs from the Inagh Valley to Leenane. It has a mixture of bog track and forest trail with the last 5k offering beautiful views over Killary Fjord.  The walk finishes in Leenane village. The bus will return to Westport 1 hour later.

Time: 4:5 Hours, Distance: 18K.

For accommodation in Westport contact the Clew Bay Hotel Tel: 098 28088 and quote reference Gerry Greensmyth 291217
To book walks contact Gerry Greensmyth on Tel: 087 2333 295 E-mail gerry@walkingguideireland.com