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Great Western Greenway Walk - Castlebar to Turlough
CastlebarCo. Mayo
Walking Natural landscape
Enjoy a tranquil walk through riverside scenery and native woodlands on this easy 7.3km greenway linking the town of Castlebar to Turlough village, County Mayo.

Largely following the placid Castlebar River, this pleasant linear route connects the county town of Castlebar to the National Museum of Ireland: Country Life in pictorial Turlough Park.

An easy undertaking, this 7.3km trail is set along the serene Castlebar River valley and takes 90 minutes to complete.

Shared by cyclists and walkers alike, the greenway follows surfaced and forest track through open countryside, quiet by-roads and native woodland before reaching the lush Turlough Park demesne. A mainly flat route, there is one steep hill and a number of quaint bridges.

In both Castlebar and Turlough you’ll find plenty of places to stop and enjoy a cup of coffee after walking this charming riverside trail.

Trail details
Estimated time
1.5 hours
Why we like it
  • The Castlebar side of this trail connects via bridge to beautiful parkland at lovely Lough Lannagh, a stroll around this idyllic lake is recommended.
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