Clonbur Wood loop trail

Walking
County Galway
4.3/5
4 reviews
Grade Easy
Length 7.5 km
Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Format Loop
Dogs Allowed Under effective control
Waymarking White
Start Point
Forest Entrance in Clonbur Village
Finish Point
Forest Entrance in Clonbur Village
Nearest Town to Start Clonbur
Grid Ref. M 098 559
Lat. and Long. 53.5450743, -9.3609894

This loop walk takes you through mixed woodland and along by the shore of lovely Lough Mask, following forest road and track. You will see some of the Lough’s many islands and the striking geology of limestone pavement and cross the Clonbur River, with lovely views of the lake.

Trail Management

Coillte Mountbellew, The Demesne, Mountbellew, Co. Galway.
Tel: ++ 353 909 679076 Fax: ++ 353 909 679081

Facilities

Clonbur

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 38
4 trail reviews
4.3/5
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5/5
02/24/2019

Siobhán from Galway

This Trail has Breath taking Views All the way and is so peaceful you feel like it's a piece of heaven, it's not a difficult Walk and is Child Friendly. Amazing
5/5
02/24/2019

Grainne from Galway

I absolutely love these trails. They are full of wonderful trees and compacted paths making it easy to run walk cycle or push a buggy on. Wonderful day out for the family.
07/29/2017

Cris from United States

We only did the west side of the loop and the loop around An tOileán Bán. The forest is amazing and filled with ferns, trees and fungi. The views of the lake are stunning and we even found a tiny frog near the shore. The limestone on the edges of the lake have nice formations, too. The hike itself is very easy, almost all level and all packed path. It took us about 3 hours to go out, walk the island , play a bit at the shore, and return. I would totally do the the other half if we had more time.
3/5
01/02/2017

Mac Dara from Galway

Nice walk. Entrance is hard to find. Walk is signposted in part only, so you can easily miss out on the White Island section. Walk is in a Gaeltacht, so Irish version of the placename should be used.

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