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Mulranny village is fast becoming the walking / cycling capital of Mayo. The World Class Great Western Greenway is a 42km traffic free cycling and walking facility which primarily follows the line of the old Westport to Achill Railway, which closed in 1937.BOOK NOW
No matter what your walking ability is, there is walk in the Mulranny area to suit you. There are a series of looped walks ranging in distance from 6km to 16km, with panoramic mountain views and beautiful diverse scenery along the way.
We are located behind the Mulranny Park Hotel, besides the Old Mulranny Railway Station that has now been renovated and opened as an amenity centre for the Great Western Greenway.
Wild Atlantic Way
Crystal waters, mountainous islands, Blue Flag beaches, and protected parkland decorated by mellow blanket bogs, bubbling streams, and rivers where salmon and sea trout flourish.
In County Mayo, the southern and western reaches of the Wild Atlantic Way come together to form The Bay Coast on your Wild Atlantic Way journey. You will find a land of vivid wild beauty, capped by Mweelrea - its highest peak - in the south, and hemmed to the north and west by the roaring Atlantic.
Mayo is home to the Great Western Greenway, Ireland’s longest off-road walking and cycling trail, its largest offshore island (Achill) and incredible sights like the sacred mountain of Croagh Patrick and irresistibly island-freckled Clew Bay with the Victorian Causeway at Mulranny.
Great Western Greenway
The Mulranny Suites are located on the Great Western Greenway, in fact the Great Western Greenway runs directly behind the Deluxe Courtyard Suites. The old Mulranny Railway Station has recently been redeveloped as an amenity centre for the Great Western Greenway and provides a bathroom and refreshment stop along the 49km Great Western Greenway from Westport to Achill.
The Great Western Greenway is an off road cycle track that has been constructed on the old Railway line from Westport to Achill. The Great Western Greenway is a safe and scenic route for bikes or walking. Bike Hire is available in the amenity centre through Clew Bay Bike Hire or Greenway Bike hire a little way from the Deluxe Courtyard Suites.
Situated at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, with an abundance of beaches, mountains, dramatic sea cliffs, rich heritage and activities a plenty this make Achill Island the perfect solution to our increasingly busy lifestyles. Achill Tourism Website
Achill is all about fresh air and enjoyment of the simple things, but with a variety of watersports, horseriding and walking there is plenty to keep all ages occupied. Achill has 5 blue flag beaches and a Failte Ireland Wild Atlantic Way Signature Point at Keem Bay and of course the famous returned beach of Dooagh, which returned after 33 years and was a worldwide internet sensation this year. If activities are not for you we have a flourishing arts community or get cosy in one of our many local pubs, which are renowned for the friendly welcome and traditional music.
Achill has something for everyone and throughout the Summer month's and beyond there are an array of festivals and activities for a complete list of all the activities see Achill Tourism Website
There is a crazy golf course located in Keel and Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre a short distance away, so if you are looking for something to do when the weather is not the best then there is an option.
One of the most spectacular bays in Ireland overlooked by Croagh Patrick
Clew Bay is one of the most spectacular bays in Ireland overlooked by Croagh Patrick, and is scattered with 365 islands, one for every day of the year. The number includes also bits of saltings; 117 of them are Ireland's best example of drumlins of limestone, scoured by ice sheet. They come up in all shapes: ovals, lozenges, snakes, dragons, arrowheads or long-legged beasties.VISIT CROAGH PATRICK WEBSITE
In the 16th century these islands were extremely important for Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen, and her sea kingdom. They were perfect traps into which to drive passing vessels or perfect places to hide and to intercept enemy ships.
Mulranny Golf Course is a natural links course with undulating fairways and greens. Located on the northern shore of Clew Bay, it is a challenging 9 hole links course with views of Croagh Patrick to the south, and is open all year round.
The coastline of Doughbeg (3km from Mulranny) is a surfers paradise with some of the best waves in the country. The many bays around Mulranny provide great opportunities for all types of surfing including kite and wind surfing.
Explore the waters of Mulranny in a kayak. The Bunnahowna River, 2km east of Mulranny, is classed as a grade 3 kayaking river and introductory kayaking lessons are available locally.
There are lots of opportunities for sea and river angling in Mulranny, or try a spot of lake fishing on nearby Lough Furnace. Clew Bay offers excellent deep sea angling facilities with many species of fish including mackerel, pollack, cod, whiting, conger eel, wrasse, john dory, dogfish, and more.
Relax on Mulranny's Blue Flag beach with its soft golden sands and breathtaking views across Clew Bay or take a leisurely stroll along the strand with views of Clare Island in the distance.
County Mayo there are so many clean and sandy beaches along the coastline for all to enjoy. They are rarely crowded and most of them have the prestigious Blue Flag Beaches Award or the Green Coast Beaches Award where an enjoyable swim or a stroll are relaxing experiences.
The Blue Flag is an EU quality award given to beaches which attain a certain standard. They must meet criteria for clean water, freedom from pollution, safe access and information about amenities, flora and fauna.
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