The Tawnyard Forest Trail through lodgepole pine forest, part of the Western Way, commands stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lake below.
Managed for recreational and commercial use, this lodgepole pine forest commands stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lake below.
Letterkeen Woods is one of the largest forest blocks in the country. Majestic conifers and views of the Nephin Beg range make a spectacular day out.
Brackloon Wood, just outside Westport, is the largest area of native oak woodland in the region. Home to rare native plant species, it offers a glimpse into the history of the native Irish landscape.
The beautiful woods and forests in west Mayo are an easy jaunt from Westport and offer spectacular views, as well as fascinating flora and fauna – a good day out for the whole family.
Cong is a small village in south Mayo famous for its 12th century abbey, the lavish gold and silver processional Cross of Cong from 1123, the magnificent Ashford Castle, the town's links with Oscar Wilde and, most popularly, its association with the John Wayne classic movie, The Quiet Man.
Mayo is world-renowned for its wild beauty, with breathtaking and widely varied scenery, from pristine Blue Flag beaches to its many hills and mountains and, of course, Clew Bay and its 365 islands