The most beautiful of islands

    Walking

    The rugged island landscape will delight the walker. You can ramble around the island at your leisure and explore the many small country lanes that span the Island.

    Loop Walks

    There are two recognised walks on the Island. The shorter one, the inner walk is a nice easy saunter, and a longer cliff walk through the commonage is more challenging.

    Lough Coolaknick Loop

    Both the Inishturk loop walks start at the island pier.

    Title :  Lough Coolaknick Loop
    Terrain :  Surface roadways and green tracks
    Distance :  5 km
    Difficulty :  Easy
    Ascent :  Approximately 150 metres
    Duration :  1 to 1.5 hrs

    We recommend all-weather clothing, snacks and fluid.

    Mountain common Loop

    Both the Inishturk loop walks start at the island pier.

    Title :  Mountain common Loop
    Terrain :  Surface roadways, green tracks, hillside
    Distance :  8 km
    Difficulty :  Easy to moderate
    Ascent :  Approximately 170 metres
    Duration :  2 to 2.5 hrs

    We recommend all-weather clothing, snacks and fluid.

    Island Hiking & Walking

    The rugged island landscape will delight the walker.
    You can ramble around the island at your leisure and explore the many small country lanes that span the Island.

    Inishturk

    Inishturk is a small beautiful island, 5km x 2.5km, located 9 miles (14.5km) off the west coast of Mayo. It rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north on which stands the ruins of the old signal tower 688 ft above sea level.

    Getting Here

    • The main embarkation point to Inishturk is Roonagh Pier.
      O'Malleys Ferries operate a daily service to the Island.
      Please see ferry schedule for details.
    • Ferry Schedule
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