East and Mid Clare Looped Walks

Clare, Co Clare
Web: www.shannonregiontrails.ie


East and Mid Clare Looped Walks
  • Requiring a medium level of fitness, these walks are ideal for leisure walkers, families, school field trips and those who are on a short visit to the area.
  • Minimum gear required - Sturdy walking boots, waterproofs, rucksack, fluid, snacks, mobile phone.

County Clare has been fortunate in securing a number of excellent new Loop Walks as part of the Shannon Trails/Failte Ireland initiative. There are three in East Clare and one in Mid Clare.

1. Ballycroum Loop - part of the Network of National Looped Walks - Trailhead: Ballycroum Forest, Feakle, Co. Clare. Dist/Time: 9km/2.5hours - 3 hours.

2. Ballycuggeran Loop - part of the network of Shannon Region Loop Walks - Trailhead: Rinnaman Point (Two Mile Gate) Dist/Time: 9km./2.5hours - 3 hours.

3. Cahermurphy Loop - part of the network of Shannon Region Loop Walks Trailhead: Cahermurphy Forest Car Park Dist./Time: 9km/2.5hours - 3 hours.

4. Dromore Wood - part of the National Looped Walks - Trailhead: Dromore Wood, Ruan, Co. Clare. Dist/Time: 6km./1.5hours - 2 hours.

5. O Briensbridge Looped walks (3) - The picturesque village of O Briensbridge nestles on the banks of the River Shannon and borders three counties namely Clare, Limerick and Tipperary. The twin village is linked to its sister village, Montpelier in Co. Limerick on the other side of the river Shannon, by a 15th Century stone bridge.

Requiring a medium level of fitness, these walks are ideal for leisure walkers, families, school field trips and those who are on a short visit to the area.

Minimum gear required - Sturdy walking boots, waterproofs, rucksack, fluid, snacks, mobile phone.

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