Town & Country Ramble

A 9.6km ramble taking in leafy limestone terrain from Treacy's hotel.

Technical sheet
No. 14168236
A Irlande walk posted on 30/08/21 by Monaghan Tourism. Update : 30/08/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h30[?]
Distance Distance : 11.2km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 119m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 118m
Highest point Highest point : 93m
Lowest point Lowest point : 29m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Ireland (IE)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.954891° / W 6.755299°
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(D/A) The red trail starts at Treacy’s Hotel. Turn right onto the R179 and take the next right onto L8820. Continue for 2.2km, passing Lough Fea & Lough Fea Castle on the left.

(1) Turn left onto Magheraboy Rd and continue for 1.2km towards Carrickmacross Town.

(2) Turn left off Main St onto the R178 signposted for ‘Shercock‘ and continue for 200mtrs, keeping left onto Mullinary St and continuing straight up the hill for 2km.

(3) Continue straight downhill across a staggered crossroads. After 200m continue straight at the crossroads, seeing Old Carrick Mill Distillery on the left. Continue straight for 1.7km to the crossroads.

(4) Turn left and continue for 1.3km to Treacy’s Hotel.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 32m - Treacy’s Hotel
1 : km 3.03 - alt. 40m - Magheraboy Road
2 : km 4.89 - alt. 47m - Parnell Street
3 : km 7.51 - alt. 48m - L4920
4 : km 9.54 - alt. 69m - Intersection
D/A : km 11.2 - alt. 32m - Treacy’s Hotel

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