The Mountains

Mayo Mountains

Mayo Mountains summits offer great walking opportunities all year round, however we particularly recommend visiting them during summer months when the days are longest. Check out some of our iconic peaks.

Croagh Patrick

Welcome to a place of ancient history, Patrick’s sacred mountain, and a rich vein of archaeological heritage. Croagh Patrick is situated five miles from the picturesque town of Westport and the mountain’s conical shape soars majestically above the surrounding countryside.
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Croaghaun is a mountain located in Achill Island. At 688 metres, it offers the highest sea cliffs in Ireland as well as the third highest sea cliffs in Europe after Hornelen, Norway and Cape Enniberg, Faroe Islands.
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Knockmore is the highest peak on Clare Island, it’s high point rises to 462 metres. The mountain is a popular for hiking with both locals and visitors alike, it is best known for its views over Clew Bay.
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Mweelrea sits in the southwest corner of Co. Mayo, on the northern side of Killary Fjord, where its imposing crags dominate the skyline. It is the highest peak in Connaught. Mweelrea takes in five peaks, aligned around an imposing horseshoe,…
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Nephin Beg Mountain Range

The Nephin Beg Mountain Range also known as Nephin Mountains is a mountain range located in West in County Mayo. The range contains the mountains of Nephin (its highest peak), Nephin Beg, Slieve Carr, Bireencooragh and Corranabinnia/Cushcamcarragh, among others. The…
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Slievemore located in Achill Island, is a very distinctive mountain, almost conical peak . It’s a steep-sided mix of grass and rock with no major difficulties although parts of the sharp ridge overlook plummeting cliffs, which could prove dangerous in…
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