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Turbet Island Looped Walk


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Cavan
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 1.60
Climb (m): 15
Estimated time: 20min
Start point: Turbet Island Car Park
Start point grid ref: H 360171
End point: Turbet Island Car Park
End point grid ref: H 360171
Nearest town to start: Belturbet
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 27A
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Car Parking, shops, restaurants/cafes and accommodation (B&B and self catering) all available in Belturbet
Public transport: Bus
Map guide available: N/A

Waymarking

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Description of Trail

Turbet Island is home to an Anglo-Norman motte and bailey. It was located at an ideal crossing point in the River Erne and was probably the first major settlement in the town of Belturbet. The River Erne and its associated loughs are now home to more passive residents hosting a great diversity of protected bird species including the Whooper Swan and the Greenland White-Fronted Goose.

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Cavan County Council

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