From lively towns and villages to great cycling infrastructure along the Greenway, Mayo offers the best in cycling trails, culture, landscape and scenery. This route offers gentle gradients and some of the most idyllic scenery in the west of Ireland. The route forms part of the National Cycle Network and it is the longest off-road cycling experience in the Country. The 12km Westport to Newport section forms part of the World Class Great Western Greenway (Westport – Achill), a 44 km traffic free cycling and walking facility which primarily follows the line of the famous Westport / Achill Railway, which closed in 1937 The Mayo Greenway traverses Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny (Mallaranny). It passes by some of the West of Ireland’s most dramatic mountains and offers magnificent views of Clew Bay and its many islands.