The Great Western Greenway

Escape the bustle of urban life on the Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland. Meandering along the old Great Western railway line from Westport to Achill Island (42kms), this traffic-free route is ideal for stretching your legs or getting out on a bike for a spin.

Traveling this greenway, you’ll be surrounded by idyllic countryside & amazing views of the mountains and the coastline. And you’ll be able to relax and enjoy those views as there are no steep hills, and the route is well mapped and sign posted.

If your appetite is whetted for more cycling, you can also explore the six looped cycling routes around Achill and Westport (three in each). Bike hire is available on    

Stay with us at Clew Bay Hotel where our rooms boast soft neutral tones, our beds boast luxurious bed toppers, our inviting ambiance,our attention to detail and sublime service together with our well-appointed soft furnishings offer all the essentials for an enjoyable break.. 

See our very popular cycling & accomodation package:

Greenway Cycling Break in Westport 

2 Nights B&B plus 1 Dinner from €119 pps

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Greenway to Seaway
You must experience this wonderful Greenway to Seaway, by cycling the Great Western Greenway from Westport to Achill Island via, Newport and Mulranny.  Enjoy the panoramic views of Clew Bay, pass through working farms, watch the horses, cattle, sheep, and perhaps wild mountain goats if you lucky during the cycle, then load your bikes onto a private chartered fishing boat for an amazing private boat tour on the way home Back to Westport Quay watching for seal colonies, dolphins, and a variety of sea birds, while trying a bit of fishing. 
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