Inis Meain - Lúb Dún Fearbhaí

County Galway
1 review
Grade Moderate
Length 10.9 km
Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 150 m
Dogs Allowed Under effective control
Waymarking purple arrow on white background
Start Point
Pier at northern end of island
Finish Point
Pier at northern end of island
Nearest Town to Start Rossaveel
Lat. and Long. 53.100904, -9.577355

Maps and other information

Please keep dogs under control

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 51

Damian from Galway

In terms of scenery and history this trail is amazing. It's the longest of the three trails on Inis Meáin that encompasses the rear of the island with its bleak, harsh shoreline. On the way you will encounter two impressively preserved stone forts and an evocative 10th century early Christian oratory. I would strongly urge to take the short detour back to Synge's Chair - it's mesmerizing in terms of scenery and location. But do make sure you return to the point you departed the main trail.

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