At the heart of the greenway…

The Greenway

greenwayEscape the bustle of urban life on the 42km Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland. The World Class Great Western Greenway is a traffic free cycling and walking trail which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937.

The Greenway runs from Newport out to Mulranny for 18km or further onto Achill Island for another 13km.  You can hire your bike in Newport, and even cycle out to Mulranny or Achill and Return by Shuttle Bus.  You can book your bikes with Greenway Bicycle Hire on