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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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Crucspullagadaun Loop Walk Blue

A pleasant walk on quiet roads and forest tracks with great views over West Mayo that include Croagh Patrick, the Partry Mountains, the Nephin Mountains, Lough Conn and Lough Carra and Achill Island and Clare Island. 
Difficulty

Moderate

Walk Length

9.2 km

Duration

2.5 hr

Code

CM050

Clogher Clooncundra

From Ballyheane, head south on N84 for 500m and turn left onto the L1817. Continue for 3km then turn left and continue for 350m. Turn right and arrive at trailhead after 1.1km. Total journey from Ballyheane 6 min (5.0 km).
Difficulty

Moderate

Walk Length

5.9 km

Duration

1.5 hr

Code

CM040

Clare Lake Loop / Land of the Giants

Flat trail with a  3 metre wide path.
Difficulty

Easy

Walk Length

5 km

Duration

1.5 hr

Code

CM030

Ballavary Loop Green

Difficulty

Easy

Walk Length

3.8 km

Duration

1 hr

Code

CM020

Ballavary Loop Blue

Difficulty

Hard

Walk Length

11 km

Duration

3 hr

Code

CM010

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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
Walker on Slievemore on Achill Island
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North Mayo

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.

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Knock To Balla
Central Mayo

Knock To Balla

The remains of a medieval altar and a 12th-century round tower, which now stands approximately 10 meters high, are located just off the main square in Balla. These ruins were built on the site of a 7th-century monastery. The round tower is believed to have once stood at a height of 30 meters. 

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Knock Mannin Lake Loop
Central Mayo

Knock Mannin Lake Loop

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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