Castlegale Loop

County Limerick
Grade Moderate
Length 3.8 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 220 m
Waymarking Green arrow on white background
Start Point
Darragh Bridge, Darragh, Co. Limerick
Finish Point
Darragh Bridge, Darragh, Co. Limerick
Nearest Town to Start Kilfinnane
Lat. and Long. 52.305832, -8.4072267

This walk heads uphill to the forestry where it follows forest roads and woodland paths as it meanders through the trees and climbs to reach the pile of stones that is Castlegale on Carrighenry Hill from where there are fine views out over the surrounding Golden Vale countryside.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Ballyhoura Heritage and Environment CLG, Main St., Kilfinane, Co. Limerick. Tel: 063-91300 E-mail:


Car park

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 73

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