Trails, Driving Routes & The Wild Atlantic Way

Make the best of your Ireland vacations. Discover the beautiful places to visit on Achill Island and surroundings.



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The Achill Island Blueway

Achill Island has long been a popular water-sports and walking destination with a range of accommodation, dining and entertainment options. The Blueway trails on the island are located on the north and western coastline at Dugort and Keem.

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The Great Western Greenway

The Greenway traverses Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny.  It passes by some of the West of Ireland’s most dramatic mountains and offers magnificent views of Clew Bay and its many islands. Escape the bustle of urban life on the 42km Great Western Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland.

Achill Island on the Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way is a scenic coastal drive, walk or cycle along Ireland’s Atlantic Coastline. It stretches 2,750 km (1,700 miles) along the west coast from Kinsale in Co. Cork in the south to Co. Donegal in the north.