Take in the solitude of the stunning Nephin Drive

Soak in the scenery on one of Mayo's most jaw-dropping driving routes

Nephin Drive - credit to Gobhnait Swift

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The Nephin Drive is a lovely, scenic route that takes you through the stunning Nephin Begs Mountain Range as well as the towns of Westport, Castlebar and Newport.

An enjoyable looped route of about 85km, predominantly along quiet country roads, you’ll get up close and personal with the rawest, most undiscovered of Mayo’s landscapes.

The route brings you close to the lovely Wild Nephin Wilderness Park,  and the stunning mountain ranges of beautiful, remote Keenagh – a walker’s paradise. Should you wish, you can park up and enjoy a tour of the visitor centre, or you can stop off for a nice lunch or coffee in any of the towns or villages.

Nephin Drive (C) Gobhnait Swift

 

Click on the image below for Nephin Drive Google Maps route information:

Nephin Drive map

Images: ©Gobhnait Swift

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