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Carrowteigue Benwee Head



Walk Length

12.9 km


3.5 hr



Starting Point

F26, Cnoc an Daimh, Mayo, Ireland
F 80628 43273

End Point

F26, Cnoc an Daimh, Mayo, Ireland
F 80624 43279


The trailhead for the Carrowteige Loop Walks is located opposite the shop as you enter the village. With breathtaking views over the rugged coastline of Broadhaven Bay and the Stags of Broadhaven, the Carrowteige Loop Walks are, without a doubt, amongst the most spectacular coastal walks to be found anywhere in the world. 

Directions to Carrowteige:

Start from the village of Glenamoy on the R314 between Belmullet and Ballycastle. Follow the R314 toward Belmullet for approximately 2km to reach a road junction on your right (signposted Ross Port). Turn right and follow this road for approximately 12km (continuing straight at the turnoff for Ross Port) to reach the village of Carrowteigue.

  • Trailhead / Start Point: Opposite the shop as you enter the village
  • Terrain: Laneways, grassy tracks, coastal / cliff, bog roads
  • Direction: Purple markers
  • Distance: 12.9 km
  • Estimated Time: 3.5 hours
  • Grid Ref. Grid Ref F 82091 41986
  • GPS Location: 54.3131, -9.8127
  • Grade: Hard