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Mullingar - Athlone - Old Rail Trail Greenway

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Linear
Trail Quality: ***
County: Westmeath
Category: Off-Road Cycling Trails
Type: Greenway
Length (Kms): 40.00
Climb (m): 30
Estimated time: 3hr
Start point: Mullingar - Athlone
Start point grid ref: N 423 521
End point: Mullingar - Athlone
End point grid ref: N 066 414
Nearest town to start: Mullingar - Athlone
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheets 41, 47 and 48
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: All amenities available in Mullingar, Moate and Athlone
Public transport: Bus and train to Mullingar and Athlone
Map guide available: See Downloads


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Description of Trail

The Old Rail Trail is a rural route through the heart of the Irish midlands connecting the bustling town of Athlone with the market town of Mullingar passing through the town of Moate. The route is 40km along a converted stretch of the former Midlands Great Western Railway and passes through rich fertile farmland away from the hustle of towns.

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Trail management organisation contact details

Westmeath County Council 044 9332000

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