Walking and Hiking in North Mayo - Visit North Mayo

Walking and Hiking in Mayo North

Mayo North has so much to offer the outdoor adventurer, and walking and hiking in Mayo North is a great way to discover our landscape. Get active, breathe in North Mayo and enjoy the unspoilt and magnificent countryside and uniquely inspiring scenery.

Let the rich and stimulating heritage and folklore guide you on your way through the paths and trails of the area. From mountain, coastal and island, rural and urban Greenways and National Loop Trails, the variety and beauty is boundless.Bring your mountain bike or explore by foot and find your challenge among the variety of trails of Mayo North.

For more detailed information on walking and hiking in Mayo North, explore our posts below or visit MayoWalks.ie.

Walking and Hiking in North Mayo/West Sligo

Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk

Underneath the boglands of North Mayo, 6,000 years of historical importance has recently been discovered


The Breathtaking Stags of Broadhaven

The breathtaking Stags of Broadhaven as seen from Erris Head, North Mayo in the west of Ireland. The Stags or Na Stacaí as


Explore the picturesque village of Attymass

Attymass in Irish Áit Tí an Mheasaigh is a picturesque village in north Mayo bound to the east by the Ox Mountains and to the


10 of the very best walks in North Mayo!

We are absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to great walks in North Mayo, and if you’re looking for a route that


Take a stroll through beautiful Belleek Woods, Ballina

Situated along the banks of the river Moy just 1.5km (0.9 miles) from Ballina town centre, lies Belleek Woods, a 1,000-acre woodland. The


Climbing Nephin Mountain, Co. Mayo

Standing at 806 metres (2,646 ft) Nephin is the second highest mountain in Connacht and climbing Nephin is also one of the top 12 things to do in Crossmolina!


Downpatrick Head Loop Walk

Downpatrick Head Loop Walk is a spectacular walk along this famous heritage site located 5km north of Ballycastle village in North Mayo. Experience


The Bangor Trail

The Bangor Trail is a 39km waymarked walking trail starting in Newport and finishing in Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo. Sometimes described as “the


Carrowteige Loop Walks

You won’t find more spectacular, yet apparently undiscovered loop walks in all of Ireland than the Carrowteige Loop Walks, in the townland of


The Erris Head Loop Walk

Located on the Mullet Peninsula in County Mayo, along the Wild Atlantic Way, the Erris Head Loop walk supplies some of the finest views of the Mayo coastline and is a must for locals and hiking fanatics visiting the area.


The Western Way Hiking Trail

The Western Way The Western Way is a long-distance walking trail taking in spectacular scenery in the counties of Galway and Mayo in


Visit the tiny residents of the Belleek Woods Fairy Trail, Ballina

Always wanted to look for fairies? Well now’s your chance… An enchanted land awaits you on the magical Belleek Woods Fairy Trail, Ballina!


The Sralagagh Loop

The Sralagagh Loop is a beautiful scenic trail starting from Ballycastle Village.  The trail is 9.5 km in distance, and rises to pass through


Crossmolina Loop Walks

Crossmolina Loop Walks There has been a series of Loop Walks developed in the Crossmolina area. The Crossmolina Loop Walk Trails consist of  different terrain


Enniscoe Loop Walks

The Enniscoe Loop Walks at the North Mayo Heritage Centre, Enniscoe House near Crossmolina, Co. Mayo are gorgeous forest trails that are well


Foxford Loop Walks

Foxford in Co. Mayo is an absolute haven for walkers, with spectacularly scenic tracks and trails upon mixed and rugged terrain – enough


Keenagh Loop Walk

Kennagh Loop Walk Directions: Starting from Bellanaderg Bridge before the split of the R312 and R317. Distance: 12km Estimated Time: 3hrs – 4hrs Grade: