Achill, on the West Coast of Ireland, offers the visitor spectacular views, natural landscapes and several Blue Flag beaches. The Great Western Greenway offers cyclists and walkers amazing scenery on this fantastic new 42km route. Running from Achill to Westport, it is the longest off-road walking & cycling trail in Ireland.
Achill’s activities include: surfing, kayaking, sailing, horse riding, scuba diving, kite surfing, abseiling, climbing, hillwalking, swimming, fishing/angling, golf, cycling and much more. If you want relaxation, this is the place for painting, photography, garden tours and island trips, craft and art centres/galleries, spiritual/health and sport workshops.
Achill is accessible by the Michael Davitt Bridge, built in 2008.
Achill Island offers a range of accommodation, restaurants, cafés and bars.
Visit www.achilltourism.com for information for all festivals and events throughout the year.
N59 into Mulranny, R319 onto Achill Island
Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
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