foxford way

Nestling between the Ox and Nephin mountains, Foxford is the ideal location for a relaxing, stress free break away from the routines of working life. There are a number of loop walks in the area and they all vary in distance and difficulty.

The Foxford Way is a long distance walk which complements the Mayo Western Way, Mayo’s longest walk, extending it south through the Ox Mountains, from Foxford to Staide and around Lough Cullin.
It is an innovative walk with a rich variety of flora and fauna and exceptional archaeological and historical content.The route completes a circular tour of North East Mayo.
The route goes from Foxford to Kilsheshnan to Straide to Derryhick and back to Foxford again. The total distance is 56 miles with the longest stage being from Kilsheshnan to Straide, a distance of 12.5 miles.
Like the Mayo Western Way, the Ox Mountains provides the highest peak on the walk at 1177 ft.

See Mayo Trails for more info.