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On arrival to Westport the first thing you will experience is the mystical backdrop of Ireland’s most famous mountain, Croagh Patrick (‘the Reek’). The terrain of the National Coastal Trail consists of the designated walking/cycling Greenway and designated cycle /walkway lanes which will take you from Westport to Westport Quay and onwards to Murrisk and Croagh Patrick.
Trail at a Glance:
Linear Trail Distance 9.2 km
Start/Trailhead: Westport Town
Estimated Time: 1-1.30 Hours
Terrain: Town Greenway, Footpath, Roads & Cycle & Walkway
To Suit: Suitable for people with moderate levels of fitness.
Minimum Gear: Fluid, Snacks Waterproofs & Mobile Phone. If Cycling a Helmet is required.
Services: Services throughout Westport town and its environs
Check out www.westporttourism.com for details relating to services such as hotels, restaurants and pubs.