Into the west

For a family break that ticks all the boxes, look no further than Mayo, writes Maeve McLoughlin.

10th August, 2013
A family cycles along the Great Western Greenway in Co Mayo

The physical challenges enjoyed or perhaps endured by the regular writers in these pages often leave me feeling unadventurous and unfit. Not for me, swimming through Argentinian rivers on horseback or sledding above the Arctic Circle.

So when my editor suggested an activity holiday in Co Mayo, I hesitated. But this was a family activity holiday and if my seven-year-old could cope with it, I probably could too.

Arriving at the four-star Mulranny Park Hotel...

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