Clare Island - Fawnglass loop

Walking
County Mayo
Grade Easy
Length 3 km
Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 90 m
Waymarking Green arrow
Start Point
Clare Island Pier
Finish Point
Clare Island Pier
Nearest Town to Start Louisburgh
Grid Ref. L 715 851
Lat. and Long. 53.79969, -9.95075

This loop circles the valley of the townland of Fawnglass between the pier at the beach and Knocknaveen Hill on surfaced roadway and grassy track, venturing onto the lower slopes of Knocknaveen with fine views of Clew Bay. It brings you past the castle of the pirate queen Granuaile/Grace O’Malley.

Facilities

Louisburgh

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 30

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