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The unspoilt and varying landscapes, unique scenery and rich heritage and folklore mark it as the ideal walking and cycling destination for exploring the great outdoors!

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  • North Mayo (44)
  • West Mayo (44)
  • Central Mayo (29)
  • Multi-Region (20)
  • South Mayo (11)
  • East Mayo (3)

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Great Western Greenway – Achill Sound – Cashel

This extension of the Great Western Greenway sees an additional 5km added to existing 44km length of the greenway, linking up Westport to Cashel on Achill Island.
Difficulty

Moderate

Walk Length

5 km

Duration

1.5 hr

Code

WM450

The Bowers Way

The newly developed Bowers Way trail extends from Ballinrobe town to Lough Mask. The trail rambles along on the existing tree lined Bowers towpath, then continues alongside the river Robe.
Difficulty

Easy

Walk Length

6 km

Duration

1.5 hr

Code

CM300

Mayfield Lake Loop Walk

These loops are part of a countrywide network of high-quality, circular walks being developed by Fáilte Ireland, Department of Rural & Community Development and Sport Ireland.
Difficulty

Easy

Walk Length

3 km

Duration

1 hr

Code

NM400

Kilcummin Red Loop

These loops are part of a countrywide network of high-quality, circular walks being developed by Fáilte Ireland, Department of Rural & Community Development and Sport Ireland.
Difficulty

Hard

Walk Length

10 km

Duration

3 hr

Code

NM390

Kilcummin Blue Loop

These loops are part of a countrywide network of high-quality, circular walks being developed by Fáilte Ireland, Department of Rural & Community Development and Sport Ireland.
Difficulty

Moderate

Walk Length

8.3 km

Duration

2.5 hr

Code

NM380

Kilcummin Green Loop

These loops are part of a countrywide network of high-quality, circular walks being developed by Fáilte Ireland, Department of Rural & Community Development and Sport Ireland.
Difficulty

Easy

Walk Length

4.7 km

Duration

1 hr

Code

NM370

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Mayo has so much more to offer walking enthusiasts than any other county in the country! There are all kinds of walking trails, including Mountain, Coastal and Island, Rural and Urban Greenways, and National Loop Trails. Here you will find an abundance of information, including directions, detailed maps, descriptions and photographs.

Walker on a wooden boardwalk at Ballycroy National Park
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Cong Loops
South Mayo

Cong – Clonbur Trail

Cong is a charming village on the northeastern shore of Lough Corrib, widely known as the setting for the film ‘The Quiet Man’, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara.

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Knock Village Trail
Central Mayo

Knock Village Trail

Knock Shrine is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage site and national shrine in the village of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, where locals saw an apparition in 1879 of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Evangelist, angels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God). 

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What's New

New Recreation & Tourism Facilities in Mayo
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New Recreation & Tourism Facilities

Check out details of new Recreation & Tourism facilities developed in County Mayo during 2022.

Banshees of Inisherin Location Trail
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Banshees of Inisherin Location Trail

Achill Island in County Mayo was home to the film set of the award-winning film “The Banshee of Inisherin”.

'On Your Bike' To Explore Co. Mayo!

Within Mayo, there is a feast of great cycling options through a series of scenic routes. There are country roads leading to seaside coves, and to mountain tops.

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