Carran loop

Walking
County Clare
3.7/5
12 reviews
Grade Strenuous
Length 9 km
Time 4 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 100 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Purple arrow
Start Point
Cassidys Pub, Carron village
Finish Point
Cassidys Pub, Carron village
Nearest Town to Start Carron
Lat. and Long. 53.03564, -9.07609

This loop follows minor roads, animal tracks and grassy lanes, taking in the Clab Valley, St Fachtnan's Holy Well and part of Termon Hill as it traverses fields of stone slab and passes a €˜turlough' (an area which floods in winter but disappears in summer).

Maps and other information

Facilities

Carron

Take care as the limestone pavement may be slippery during or after wet weather

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 51
12 trail reviews
3.7/5
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4/5
09/03/2015

Fiona from Westmeath

Very nice trail, highly recommended. Lovely views of Clab Valley. Well marked except for last portion before joining road (if in doubt, just keep walking straight). Recommend walking boots, and take care on descent as limestone gets very slippery.
5/5
09/14/2012

Mary from Wicklow

This is a walk that shows the best of the Burren. It is well marked, apart from the last portion (after G) where we lost the route, but got back to the start without serious problems.

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