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Lackan Green Loop



Walk Length

8 km


2 hr



Starting Point

F26, Lackan, Mayo, Ireland
G 18122 36850

End Point

F26, Lackan, Mayo, Ireland
G 18128 36850


From Killala, take the R314, heading in the direction of Ballycastle for approximately 4.2km. Look out for a Green Directional Fingerpost Sign stating Lacken Trails, take a right and then continue to follow the directional fingerpost signage until you arrive at the trailhead which is located in a carpark beside Lackan Church.

Beautiful walk by Lackan bay with several archaeological sites along the way. Nature lovers will love these walks which take you by bog, heathland, sand dunes and farmland. 

  • Trailhead / Start Point: Carpark, Lacken Church
  • Terrain: Quiet roads, bog and grassy tracks.
  • Direction: Green markers
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Estimated Time: 2 hours
  • Grid Ref. G 182 369 
  • GPS Location: 54.2741, -9.2582
  • Grade: Moderate