Carrowteige Loop Walks

Discover the hidden gem of Ireland: the Carrowteige Loop Walks, nestled in the charming townland of Kilgalligan, North Mayo. As you embark on this journey, you'll be greeted by a enchanting views of cliffs, crags, caves, chasms, and islands, all set against the backdrop of the mesmerizing Broadhaven Bay. Imagine standing atop these cliffs, feeling the exhilaration of the heights, and gazing down at the majestic Stags of Broadhaven. It's a sight that captures the essence of nature's raw and untamed beauty.


While you're here, you might spot sheep leisurely grazing at Benwee Head in Kilgalligan. Let the wind play with your hair and the sea's salty kiss embrace your skin. Carrowteige is not just a place; it's an experience, a hidden treasure in Mayo's rich portfolio of tourist attractions.


Curious about the journey? Dive into a captivating account of legends and clifftop adventures penned by Anthony over at


Exploring the Carrowteige Walks:

Choose from four distinct trails, each offering a unique experience. Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll or a challenging hike, Carrowteige has something for everyone. And with clear markers guiding your way, all you need to do is decide how long you want your adventure to be!


Benwee Loop Walk:

Duration: 5 hours

Distance: 12.4 km

Intensity: Strenuous

Starting Point: Carrowteigue Village


Carrowteige – Beach Loop:

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Distance: 6.5 km

Intensity: Easy

Starting Point: Carrowteigue Village


Carrowteige – Children of Lir Loop:

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Distance: 10 km

Intensity: Moderate

Starting Point: Carrowteigue Village


Carrowteige – Black Ditch Loop:

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 13 km

Intensity: Moderate

Starting Point: Carrowteigue Village

For a sneak peek of Carrowteige's enchanting beauty, watch this video crafted by the gifted Alan Clarke. But remember, while the video is captivating, being there in person is an experience like no other!