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

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


Recharge your soul in picturesque 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


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! Deep


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


Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk

Blanemore Forest, Moygownagh, is the beautiful setting of the Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk. Only recently discovered, Blanemore is a treasure chest packed with historical secrets.


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 Walk

Enniscoe House is surrounded by beautiful woodlands, with a network of paths, and there are restored walled gardens (both ornamental and productive –


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:


Climbing Nephin Mountain, Co. Mayo

Mayo North offers a vast selection of outdoor activities and the area is often referred to as a destination for the outdoors adventurer. In Mayo


Carrowteige Loop Walk

You won’t find a more spectacular, yet apparently undiscovered loop walk in all of Ireland than the Carrowteige Loop Walk. With its profusion of


Take a stroll through beautiful Belleek Woods

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