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Mulranny - Lookout Hill Loop
Mulranny, Co. Mayo
Free to visit
Free car parking
Enjoy County Mayo’s breathtaking coastal scenery on this 6km loop. Based in the village of Mulranny, this moderate trail boasts stunning natural beauty, immense biodiversity and incredible Atlantic seascapes.

Explore County Mayo’s corner of the Wild Atlantic Way on a moderate loop that takes 2.3 hours to complete.

Following a mix of minor road, surfaced road, forest roadway and track, walkers can visit Ireland’s only swathe of Mediterranean heather, explore charming woodland, stunning beaches and even Atlantic salt marsh. You’ll also traverse delightful Trawoughter Bay along Mulranny’s unique causeway.

Over just 6km, the exceptional Lookout Hill Loop showcases elevated views of dramatic Bellacragher Bay and to the south, idyllic Clew Bay with its sprinkling of drumlins set against majestic Croagh Patrick.

The pretty seaside village of Mulranny is a great place to enjoy a coffee break after this picturesque loop.

Trail details

Walking Trail
Mulranny Loop Walks
Dogs allowed:
    Time:2.3 hours
    Nearest town start:Mulranny
    Nearest town finish:Mulranny
    Start point:Mulranny Pier
    Finish point:Mulranny Pier
    Waymarking:Red arrow
    Facilities:Car parking, Shops, accommodation, restaurant
Why we like it
  • The Mulranny area boasts impressive biodiversity, this loop enters three different European designated areas of conservation
  • The unique Mulranny causeway, covered on this trail, was built across Trawoughter Bay in 1889. It connects the village and the Mulranny Park Hotel to Mulranny’s spectacular marine coastal environment including: a Blue Flag beach, the Rosmurrevagh Machair habitat, Mulranny Salt Marsh and Mulranny Pier.
Contact details
Unnamed Road, Illanoona, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Leave no trace
  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Be considerate of others
  • Respect farm animals and wildlife
  • Travel and camp responsibly
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Protect nature from fire
More to discover at Mulranny - Lookout Hill Loop
Coastal escapesMulranny Beach

Mulranny Beach is a sandy beach located southwest of Mulranny village in County Mayo. The beach consists of a long expansive stretch of sand, backed by pebbles and boulders. From Mulranny Beach there are glorious views across the sheltered waters of Clew Bay and the mountains beyond.

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