We offer a few different options listed below for cycling the greenway.
Please be assured our bikes and accessories are sanitised after each hire. You will be asked to sanitise your hands at the shop and keep a sensible social distance of two meters while you wait for your booking. We are operating a limited shuttle bus service due to covid-19 and are using all guidelines according to HSE regulation. Please arrive earlier for your booking at peak times to avoid delays.
We are conveniently based in Newport and we include our shuttle services with every hire. The greenway between Newport and Achill has proven as the most popular section of the Great Western Greenway and we run our shuttle services back and forth so you can cycle as little or as much as you like. This service allows you to start or finish your cycle from or at Newport, Nevins of Newfield, Mulranny or Achill Sound. To give you more flexibility for your day out we offer a drop out or collection service at scheduled times (listed below) (Pre Booking for the dropout service from Newport is essential)
Shuttle Service Service Timetable
***FACE COVERINGS ARE NOW MANDATORY ON THE SHUTTLE BUS DUE TO COVID19*** PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN IF YOU INTEND USING THE BUS. TRAVEL WILL NOT BE PERMITTED WITHOUT A CLOTH FACE COVERING OR MEDICAL MASK FOR THE SAFETY AND REASSURANCE OF EVERYBODY USING THE SERVICE.
Pickup in Achill Sound.
11am, 2.30pm & 5pm
Pickup in Mulranny.
11.15am, 2.45pm & 5.45pm
Drop outbound from Newport to Mulranny or Achill.
10am, 1.45pm & 4.45pm
We have a few different bike options for adults.
- Standard 21 Speed Aluminium Hybrid
- Cube Premium Hybrid with Upgraded Gearing & Hydraulic Disc Braking
- Kalkhoff Hybrid E-Bike (Electrically Assisted)
- Cube Reaction Hybrid Pro Electric Mountain Bike
- Cube Attention SL Mountain Bike
Hire Rates are outlined below.
Our electric bikes are premium brand Kalkhoff & Cube, the best in the market. Due to the value of each ebike, we require photo id in form of passport of driving licence for hire. We also require a €75 damage deposit per e-bike that will gladly be refunded provided the bike returns in the same condition it was hired. This deposit can be pre-authorised on your card in the shop or paid in cash on hire. Valid photo ID in form of driving licence or passport is also required. A scan will be taken for security before hire at the shop. HD CCTV is in operation at the shop for both customer and staff security.
If you want to start your cycle from Westport please Contact Us!
Booking is strongly advised, especially during the summer holiday months! Book Now! (No deposit required*)
Helmets, Hi-Vis Vests and Security locks are all included.
We have a wide range consisting of Hybrid Bikes, Electric Bikes, Kids Bikes, Child Trailers and Tag-a-Long Bikes. Bikes can be hired by the day or week.
We have discounted rates for groups of 12 or more including Stag & Hen Parties, Corporate Events & Teambuilding Activities in Westport, Newport, Mulranny or Achill. Group bookings require a deposit that can be paid by card online at your request.
Normal opening hours are:
Mon – Sun 9.30am – 6.00pm (If you need your booking earlier we will be able to accommodate you)
Late Returns Although the bike shop will be closed at 6pm, bikes can be returned up to 7.30pm during summer months by calling the number on your bike.
We are open throughout the summer season and we open for bookings during winter.