Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail - Walking Festival 2024

Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Poster
Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Route

The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Walking Festival in aid of Croi will take place on Saturday 27th of April 2024.  The festival will include a one day guided or self-guided walk along the final section of the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail, from Aghagower to Murrisk, a distance of 20 kilometres.

Transport will be provided from Murrisk, where ample parking is available, to our starting point at Aghagower Community Centre.

A variety of accommodation is available in the villages along the trail – please see our website

Booking for accommodation should be carried out independently. Some accommodation information can be found here

The trail is at the heart of rural West Mayo, it includes many outstanding heritage & historical sites and many features of great natural beauty. Services such as accommodation, food & transport links are available along the route.


Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail
Clogher Community Centre
Co. Mayo,
Republic of Ireland
Telephone: +353 (0)94 9360891

Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail festival

Date: Saturday 27th of April 2024

Linear Trail: Aghagower – Murrisk

Overall Total Distance:
20 km

Level Difficulty:
(Moderate/Strenuous). From Aughagower to Skeilp is Moderate. From Skeilp to Murrisk is Strenuous.

Highest point:

Woodland, Bog, Forestry, Fields, Boreens & Minor Roads, Mountain tracks with Spectacular rural & coastal views.

Minimum Gear:
Trekking Boots, rain gear, snacks & fluid.

Map Reference:
OS Discovery Sheet 31, 38 & 30.

Services available in all of the villages along the route.


Saturday 27th of APRIL 2024

8.15 – Assemble in Murrisk car park at the foot of Croagh Patrick

8.30 – Bus transport to Aghagower Community Centre for tea, coffee and registration

9.30 – Our walk will commence

11.30 – Onward: Refreshments/lunch at Brackloon National School

16.00 – Onward: Arrive in Murrisk where refreshments will be on offer

Registration/payment (25 euro, to include bus transport and food) for the event is available here at the following link

Registration/payment on the day of the festival is also possible, although we advise advance registration on the Croi website above.

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