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“Pleasant stroll” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Great Western Greenway

The Great Western Greenway
Ranked #1 of 42 things to do in Westport
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Dublin, Ireland
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192 reviews
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“Pleasant stroll”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

Walked 10k from Mulranny towards Achill Sound. Got a bit wet but really enjoyed the scenary.

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“Lovely if weather fine!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

Well surfaced and very scenic. Although there are no toilet facilities/pleasant cafes. Not much of a problem for adults - do take drinks or a snack though. For those planning to drive/park then cycle parking is limited.

Visited February 2012
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“Great cycle way”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

As otehr reviewers have said, this cycleway is first class. It goes all the way from Westport to Achill. There is a section of 2km just outside Newport that is not finished but the builders are working on it. It should be completed by the summer.

The scenery along the route is amazing and around 95% of the route is away from roads so there's plenty of safety for small children etc. This was the highlight of my holiday. A great place to rent bikes is Clew Bay Bike Hire, who have offices in all the main towns along the route, and rent out bikes at reasonable rates for a good day out!

Visited February 2012
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“Beautiful flat walks, lovely views and Romantic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

Location: The green way runs Westport to Mulranny. It is a lovely flat walk and can get on and off at different stops along the way. There is beautiful bridges and scenery. Best of all Its free!!!

Accomadation: If you intend on staying in Westport, The Plaza and Castlecourt hotel are lovely. Bikes can be rented in the town.

Advice: There is no toilets on the way.Bring a packed lunch if you were thinking about walking Westport to Mulranny, Nevins bar near Mulranny does lovely bar food.

Restaurants: Helm Restaurant at the Quay Is Amazing for Lunch and Dinner with a wide variety available. €11 main courses +, very popular among the locals. Plaza restaurant on Castlebar street is Delicious with main courses starting at €12.

Visited February 2012
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“Secenic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

Excellent for a leisure cycle... very secenic and accessiable thanks to Clew Bay Bike Hire. For just €20, Dave provides a bike and transports you out to Achill.

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