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Avonmore Way

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Linear
Trail Quality: ***
County: Wicklow
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 12.00
Climb (m): 245
Estimated time: 3hr 15min
Start point: Trooperstown Car Park near Laragh
Start point grid ref: T 160 969
End point: Stump Forest Entrance near Rathdrum
End point grid ref: T 193 897
Nearest town to start: Laragh
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheets 56 and 62 (very small section)
Dogs Allowed: No
Facilities: Car parking, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, shop, pub
Public transport: Links to be developed over time with Rathdrum Train Station and Laragh (St Kevin’s Bus Service).
Map guide available: N/A


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Description of Trail

This walk follows a mixture of minor road, forest road and track as it skirts around Trooperstown Hill and winds its way through the beautiful Claravale Nature Reserve alongside the peaceful Avonmore River with pleasant picnic spots on its banks, passing by the picturesque settlement of Claravale. Views of the surrounding Wicklow Mountains are magnificent and of the Vale of Clara and the mature oakwoods of the Claravale Nature Reserve spectacular.

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Trail management organisation contact details

Wicklow Uplands Council Office: Tel: 01 2818406 / email: info@wicklowuplands.ie

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