Carrickbyrne Hill - Forge Trail

County Wexford
Grade Moderate
Length 4.5 km
Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 150 m
Dogs Allowed Under effective control
Waymarking Red
Start Point
Carrickbyrne Hill Car Park/Picnic Area
Finish Point
Carrickbyrne Hill Car Park/Picnic Area
Nearest Town to Start New Ross 1.3km, Newbawn 1.5km, Ballinaboola 3km
Grid Ref. S 830 250
Lat. and Long. 52.3614948, -6.7842967

This trail follows forest road, forest track and quiet country road through mixed forest and open country on the south-western slopes of Carrickbyrne Hill, offering very pleasant walking, peace and tranquility and fine views of the surrounding countryside.

Maps and other information

Trail Management


In New Ross and Ballinaboola: Car parking, shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs, accommodation, etc.
At Trailhead: Car parking and picnic area

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 76
Public Transportation

Public Transportation


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