Marconi Loop

County Galway
2 reviews
Grade Easy
Length 3.3 km
Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 30 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Purple arrow on white background
Start Point
Marconi Station adjacent to R341
Finish Point
Marconi Station adjacent to R341
Nearest Town to Start Clifden 3.5km Ballyconneely 5.5km
Grid Ref. L 657 476
Lat. and Long. 53.461799, -10.02497

The walk follows a roadway and gravel tracks with small sections of boardwalk through sensitive areas, as it passes through the Industrial Heritage site of the first commercial  wireless radio station, also the landing site for the first non stop transatlantic flight, whose stories are explained with various interpretative elements. The walk also includes natural heritage and has fine views of Roundstone Bog (a Special Area of Conservation), lakes, mountains and the sea.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Derrigimlagh Trail Committee
Tel: 087 9967351.


Car parking, shops., cafes, restaurants, accommodation, pubs etc in Clifden

Please keep your dog on a lead

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 44
Public Transportation

Public Transportation



Mel from United Kingdom

Beautiful scenery and interesting history at this special location

Ann from Canada

Well worth doing - well signed and interesting!

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