Achill Isle Walks in County Mayo caters for all levels of walker, from gentle walks along the coast to the more demanding day out on Croaghaun, Achill Island's highest mountain. A personal service and attention to detail are the essential principles of Achill Isle Walks. Choose from a number of single or multi day walks during your stay on Achill Island. Allow yourself to relax and unwind in Achill’s coastal landscape along the Wild Atlantic Way in the company of an experienced and professional guide.
Enjoy a fascinating journey through 6,000 years of history and culture as you explore the Deserted Village at Slievemore, see Ireland’s highest sea cliffs, Annagh Beach, promontory forts or venture to the top of Achill's highest hills.
Achill Isle Walks also cater for days out on the surrounding islands like Clare Island where you walk to the highest point on the island, hear stories and see the places associated with Grace O’Malley or Gráinne Mhaol. Achill Beg is another fascinating Island with a rich archaeological past and poignant history. The surrounding ranges of Nephin, Sheeffrys, Maamturks, the Twelve Bens and the Burren are also catered for. One of the most popular trails is walking on Mweelrea which is the highest mountain in Connacht and one of the four peaks of Ireland.
Going off the beaten path on foot is one of the most rewarding ways to see Ireland. Immerse yourself in a tour with Achill Isle Walks filled with a wealth of history, stories, culture, flora and fauna with a passionate and experienced guide.
- Discover the hidden treasures with a walking tour of Achill from a local and enthusiastic guide.
- Choose from a variety of tours including, Deserted Village Tour, Keem Loop Walk, Minaun or the Croaghaun Walking Tour.
- Enjoy beautiful scenery, hear a wealth of local history and story, and see local flora and fauna.
- Explore some of the surrounding islands including, Clare Island and Achill Beg.
Look out for dolphins and sharks in Keem Bay which was once a basking shark fishery. Sharks and larger sea mammals often still feed in the area. The calm, clear bay waters make it easy to see them.
The Great Western Greenway follows the line of the old Midlands Great Western Railway. See spectacular scenery and views of Mayo's rugged coastline from Achill Sound, along the coastline of the Corraun Peninsula to Mulranny village.