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Abbeyleix Loops - Killamuck Bog loop

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
County: Laois
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: National Loop Walk
Length (Kms): 8.0
Climb (m): 30
Estimated time: 2hr
Start point: Manor Hotel Abbeyleix
Start point grid ref: S 436 844
End point: Manor Hotel Abbeyleix
End point grid ref: S 436 844
Nearest town to start: Abbeyleix
Ordnance survey map: OS Discovery Series Sheet 60
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Abbeyleix
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: N/A


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Description of Trail

This walk on minor roadways, riverbank, forestry paths, bog paths, old railway line and woodland tracks brings you through different environments around Abbeyleix from old buildings (like the Old South School and Church of Ireland Church) to the Lord's Walk, from woodland to bogland to old railway line and through an area managed as a wildlife habitat. It has much of historical interest to offer.

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This trail crosses a main road at a couple of points so take care.

Dogs are allowed on a lead.


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