OUR FAVOURITE ROUTES
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Our selected routes take you to some of Westport’s hidden gems and natural beauty spots which would ordinarily be missed. These routes offer a bit for everyone – from the competitive athlete to the leisure cyclist. One thing guaranteed is that you will see some breathtaking scenery and natural beauty spots that the west of Ireland has to offer.
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Route 1: The Sheffrey Loop
The Sheffrey Loop is one of the most popular cycle routes in the area and is regularly used by local cycling clubs in the area. The circuit starts in Westport and heads out to Aasleagh Falls via the Leenane Road (N59) before turning up towards Delphi and back into Liscarney and into Westport. The course is approx 69km.
Route 2: The Clew Bay Coastal Cycle
From Westport take the coast road out past the quay heading towards Murrisk. From there continue on to Louisburgh and follow the road to Carrownisky (R378) towards Cregganbaun then head back towards Louisburgh on the R335, back through Murrisk and stay on the R335 (West Road) all the way back into Westport. The course is 63.73km and offers some spectacular views.
Route 3: Wild Atlantic Cycle
The Wild Atlantic Coastal Cycle Route is 126.97km long and spans the length of the Great Western Greenway from Westport to Achill. The course starts from Westport and takes you through Newport, Mulranny and Achill via the Great Western Greenway. the course takes you over Achill Sound and onto the island before looping back. This course is mainly off-road and takes advantage of the Great Western Greenway.
The MultiSport 100 Cycle Challenge
Try the MultiSport Time Trial Route. This course is the only course on our list that starts from Newport on and heads out to Glenhest on the R317. From there is takes you out to Bellacorrick on the R312 then onto Bangor Erris and loops around on the N59 bringing you back to Newport via Mulranny covering a distance of 100km.
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