Plan Your Trip on Ireland's Atlantic Greenway
Where to Stay
Achill Island, at the western end of the Great Western Greenway, has a wide range of accommodation available. Contact the local tourism organisaiton, Achill Tourism, for further details.
- Hotel Accommodation in Achill
- B&B Accommodation in Achill
- Guesthouse Accommodation in Achill
- Self Catering Accommodation in Achill
- Hostel Accommodation in Achill
- Camping Accommodation in Achill
The Great Western Greenway passes through the village of Mulranny and the town of Newport, which have accommodation information online at mulranny.ie and newportmayo.ie respectively. At the heart of Clew Bay is the picturesque town of Westport which boasts numerous quality hotels along with guesthouses, B&Bs, camping and other accommodation. Full details can be found on the Destination Westport website.
Where to Play
For eating options at the Achill end of the Great Western Greenway, and on Achill Island for users of the Achill Cycle Hub, see Eating Out in Achill from Achill Tourism. The mulranny.ie and newportmayo.ie websites also list cafes, restaurants and bar food available in their respective locations, while for Westport the Destination Westport website has listings of restaurants and bar food in Westport.
In addition to cycling, the Clew Bay region is a haven for other outdoor activities both on land and on water. Achill Island, with its four Blue Flag beaches, has numerous watersports options ranging from surfing and kayaking to windsurfing, kitesurfing and stand up paddleboarding. For listings of activity providers including equipment hire as well as tuition, see watersports activities in Achill. For land-based activities there is fishing, hillwalking, horseriding, golf and many more, see outdoor activities on Achill Island. For relaxing indoor activities, Achill has a fascinating Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre while two local craft industries offer guided tours of their premises - see Achill Island Seasalt Factory Tours and the recently opened IrishAmerican Whiskey Distillery tours.
For bike hire options see bicycle hire on the Great Western Greenway.