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Sli Grainne Mhaol

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Great hike on a fine day with optional pint in Pattens at the end

Participated in the 4 day walks in 2018 which brought us to Achill for an extended version of this... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
brian m
Quin, Ireland
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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 30 August 2018
Castlebar, Ireland
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Derreens | Pattens Pub, Achill Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Participated in the 4 day walks in 2018 which brought us to Achill for an extended version of this walk. Great walk with magnificent views and and history. It is suitable for kids, clearly defined paths for most of the route. Highly recommended on a...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

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
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