The Tawnyard Forest Trail through lodgepole pine forest, part of the Western Way, commands stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lake below.
Westport offers a superb horse riding experience in the unspoilt countryside of the West of Ireland, from exhilarating beach treks, to meandering treks through the heather-clad foothills of Croagh Patrick and fast-paced woodland canters.
Three Letterkeen Woods loop walks offer a mix of old droving paths, sandy river and lake-side roads, with spectacular mountain views on one of the loops.
The Brackloon Wood walking trail is just outside Westport. This easy walk of 4km passes through the largest area of native oak woodland in the region.
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.
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