The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Festival in aid of Croi will take place on Saturday 22nd April 2023. 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 www.cpht.ie
Booking for accommodation should be carried out independently. Some accommodation information can be found here www.cpht.ie/trail/
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 festival
Date Saturday 22nd April 2023
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: 310m
Terrain: 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: Services available in all of the villages along the route.
CROAGH PATRICK HERITAGE TRAIL FESTIVAL
Saturday 22nd APRIL 2023
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 (20 euro, to include bus transport and food) for the event is available here at the following link www.croi.ie/croaghpatrick/
Registration/payment on the day of the festival is also possible, although we advise advance registration on the Croi website above.
All proceeds from the event go to Croi.