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Lovely trails

We did the purple loop on a recent sunny November day. The walk takes you over wet, boggy ground... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kilkenny, Ireland
Wonderful day

Well marked covering mountains rivers woodland bogs and rivers All bound up in wonderful views as... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
robert b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the purple loop on a recent sunny November day. The walk takes you over wet, boggy ground and there is a small bit of climbing. The views of the surrounding landscape are lovely. The walk took us between 2-2.5 hours. It finishes on...More

Thank Voyager91819
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Well marked covering mountains rivers woodland bogs and rivers All bound up in wonderful views as you move higher on the walk. Moderate with a couple of strenuous sections. So worth doing and on return to the trail head experience the waterfalls shrouded in gliding...More

Thank robert b
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Accessing to the beginning of the loop was easy with a car and there was good parking available. Wouldn't reccomend the loop if there was rain on th day before. Part of the loop is just a normal gravel road. The start route isn't that...More

1  Thank StKriel
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We parked our car about 4km out of Newport going toward Mulranny in a place called Derradda Community Hall (about 200m of the main road) We went on a 2 of the loop walks from here. Fantastic walks

2  Thank Dermot15
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Longest walk is a bit short (4h) but you can sense nature because it is a remote location. Walking is through boggy terrain and good equipment is must. Very nice views of Nephin beg mountains. This is worthy alternative for long Bangor trail.

Thank Filip M
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner got to do this trail in full on 14th May, which was a beautiful warm sunny day. It was our 2nd attempt, the first being last November, in extremely heavy rain. There is a huge amount of bog on this walk,...More

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Did the Letterkeen loop today, absolutely amazing. Really enjoyed the walk, stunning scenery. So unspoilt and enjoyable.

Thank Martina2223
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We did this walk last week, the brochure said it was a moderate walk, however this is actually a hard walk on very rocky ground with a lot of climbing and not for the faint hearted. We are both seasoned walkers and really enjoyed it,...More

Thank knock m
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We did the red Letterkeen Loop Walk which is the longest of the 3 Loop walks all on the same general route

Thank 670John_Loftus
Reviewed 9 July 2015

To do this you need to be moderately fit, the reward for taking this walk is super views, wild country, a glimpse of beautiful Ireland.

Thank AilineHanlon
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