The lettermaghera loop trail is a lovely landscape situated on a minor road with bog tracks and green lanes. lettermaghera passes through Salmon Leap Bridge where lough feeagh and furnace lough meet and also you can spot jumping fish. There are panoramic sights of clew bay and some other numerous islands.
Clew Bay is considered to be the most treasured in the coastal of County Mayo. Compared with Croagh Patrick, the Clew Bay has its advantages because it is enclosed by mountains on practically every side. On the north there is Nephin Beg range and on the south there is the Sheeffry Hills.
The lettermaghera loop is about 100 meters in height, it’s also 3 kilometers in length from the west of Newport. Newport is a small town built in the 18th century with a lovely 7-arched viaduct of red sandstones.
Furnace Lough is the home of the largest marine research stations in the Europe. The route that can lead you to the largest marine research station starts from the Derrad community to the north along the narrow lane and then around a maze of small lakes.
The Salmon bridge builds a gap between the Furnace lough and the Lough Feeagh road creating a magnificent view of specimen making their technique to their spawning ground. In order to view other islands of Clew Bay you turn left at the junction of Furnace lough encounters Lough Feeagh.
The route also turns to the south where it leads you to pass on an old Mass Rock, along with numerous dismantled railway and lakes. This part used to operate between the year 1892 to the year 1937 in the old Westport-Achill. Then take off to the Community Centre.
The best thing with the lettermaghera loop walk is that it includes an offer of breakfast, packed lunch, supper and an accommodation for the night for only 100 Euro.