Derrycassan - Main Avenue Walk

Walking
County Longford
Grade Easy
Length 3.2 km
Time 45 mins
Format Loop
Dogs Allowed Under effective control
Waymarking white
Start Point
About 800m from the forest entrance
Finish Point
About 800m from the forest entrance
Nearest Town to Start Granard
Grid Ref. / N 311 860
Lat. and Long. 53.82366, -7.53638

This trail follows forest road along the river and lakeshore through a mixture of conifers and deciduous trees, passing the remains of Derrycassan House, a walled garden, a summer house, an old boat house as well as the site of a rath and several viewing points, offering fine scenic views of Lough Gowna, while flora includes bluebells, rhododendron, laurel, holly, elderberry and periwinkles along the river bank.

Facilities

In Granard: All services
At trailhead: Car parking, picnic area

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 34

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