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Burtonport Loops - Lúb Chroicheach Mhór

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
County: Donegal
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 5.00
Climb (m): 2
Estimated time: 1hr
Start point: St Columba's Community Centre in Acres
Start point grid ref: B 731 147
End point: St Columba's Community Centre in Acres
End point grid ref: B 731 147
Nearest town to start: Burtonport
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 1
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Car Parking, Pubs and restaurant in the village
Public transport: SITT Rural Transport 074 97416949
Map guide available: Lub Chroicheach Mhor map card available locally


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Description of Trail

This walk takes you on minor roads and surfaced track along a scenic stretch of the old Burtonport railway returning on quiet country lanes, passing Alcorn's Gatehouse, Sweeney's Gatehouse, Dungloe Road Station, through ash woodland and an abundance of flora and fauna giving a splendid diversity of colour and sound changing with the seasons.

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