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Walking & Hiking

Downpatrick Head Loop Walk

Downpatrick Head is a spectacular heritage site located 5km north of Ballycastle village in North Mayo. Experience unrivalled views of the Staggs of Broadhaven and the DĂșn Briste sea stack.

Trail Overview

Location: Downpatrick Head
Start / Finish / Trailhead: Carpark at Downpatrick Head
GPS Location: 54.323760, -9.343749
Distance: 1.4km
Estimated Time: Allow up to 1 hour
Total Ascent: 23m
Maximum Elevation: 37m
Terrain: Grass tracks and gravel path
Trail Waymarking: Black Post 1 metre high with a Green travel arrow highlighted
Level of Difficulty: Easy - beware of dangerous cliff edge Children should be supervised at all times
Map Reference: OS Discovery Series 23
Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes / boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids
Services: Ballycastle

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