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Sli Grainne Mhaol

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"Must do" hike in Achill

For anyone thinking of trying a fairly gentle Hill walk this would be a great one to start with. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Castlebar, Ireland
Walk and a pint!

Beautiful walk through the mists of achill. Well marked out but unobtrusive to the landscape. I had... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Weligama, Sri Lanka
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Derreens | Pattens Pub, Achill Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone thinking of trying a fairly gentle Hill walk this would be a great one to start with. It is 7.5 km in length with a gentle climb, reasonable underfoot conditions, well signposted and has some fantastic views if the weather is clear. Starts...More

1  Thank Dessie2014
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk through the mists of achill. Well marked out but unobtrusive to the landscape. I had the trail to myself.took me approx 2 hours.. More trails on the way according to the pub owner who serves a delicious pint of Guinness. I'll be back!

2  Thank Sinead8391
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A 2.5 hour hike with beautiful scenery all the way. The views of Achill Island itself, Croagh Patrick and the Mayo coat were stunning. Park and the pub, say hello to the friendly dog and then make your way up to the loop walk. There...More

2  Thank Jb5star
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My family and I recently went on this hike and enjoyed the stunning views of Achill. I would highly recommend this hike for the views and the history of the island. The pathways are well marked and easy to follow. A must do for anyone...More

1  Thank JohnGS71
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I recently visited Achill Island with my husband and three children and this walk was the absolute highlight of our trip!! The views of Achill Island and Croagh Patrick were stunning! There were breathtaking coastal views in every direction we looked. The trail is marked...More

1  Thank Siobhan8396
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This review coming from hiking the trail alone the morning of New Years Day with strong winds, some hail, some drizzle and some sunshine and absolutely no one around. I loved the hike and would recommend for anyone who enjoys hiking. If you are someone...More

2  Thank YogiFlounder
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The official grade of this new loop walk is Strenuous and with less than half of it on actual track, it is an accurate rating. However, the walk on the inland side of the hill, mostly on tracked path, has beautiful views of Achill Sound,...More

2  Thank Joe8908
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This walk was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Achill. Get out & stretch your legs. The views & sense of achievement make it worth it. The trail starts beside Pattens Pub in Dereens where there is also lots of parking. It's...More

1  Thank Tomdublinman
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This walk is a pure gem . It was completed on a fine clear day , and provided fantastic views looking out to Croagh Patrick . It has reasonable gentle inclines and very suited to the average walker .Walking boots are required as some parts...More

1  Thank Malmc-y
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Walked along the 'Sli Ghráinne Mhaol' today. There's lots of beautiful scenes and filled with history along the way. Definitely recommend this walk, but wear boots and bring rain gear as there are some wetter patches.

1  Thank Grainneom
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