Aghrane Loop

County Galway
Grade Easy
Length 5.6 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Blue
Start Point
Ballygar Village
Finish Point
Ballygar Village
Nearest Town to Start Ballygar
Grid Ref. M 787 529
Lat. and Long. 53.523202, -8.3333

This trail follows forest road and forest track through mixed commercial forest and beautiful parkland trees planted by the old estate with a wide diversity of species throughout the forest. You pass the old estate Grand Bridge close to the open parkland and Castlekelly ruin. Part of this trail also passes close to the raised bog habitat of Aughrim Bog Natural Heritage Area which is rare in the EU.


Car parking. Shops, restaurant, café, accommodation

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 40
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus Eireann bus and local bus service

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