This trail varies from footpath to the banks of the River Nore to deciduous woodland to quiet country road, passing many archaeological and historic features including the ruins of Sweetman Castle, statue of hurler Ollie Walsh, ruins of the Thomple (church of Grennan) with its intact east wall window, Dysert and Grennan Castles and mill buildings, while flora and fauna include sand martins, buzzards, oak, birch, beech, spindle holly, wild garlic, wood anemone and bluebells with picturesque vistas along the way.
Thomastown Community Network
Car parking, shops, restaurants/cafes, accommodation
Train to Thomastown station (1.3km from town centre)
Bus Eireann bus