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Hill Walk Barnavave Loop Carlingford
Meeting Point/s: Skerries Point Eurospar
Time: 8:30 am to car pool , Depart 8.40 am – Máire Jones
Walk Starting Point: Tourist Office Car Park, Carlingford Co. Louth (OSI Sheet 36 J190116)
Walk Starting Time: 10.00am
Route: Barnavave Loop (Red Trail)
Distance: 14km approx
Duration: 4 ½ to 5 hours including breaks depending on group and weather conditions
Height: Summit 350m
THIS IS A HILLWALK – NOT A RAMBLE
We will follow the Red Trail Barnavave Loop from Carlingford Village. Weather permitting we will get wonderful views of Carlingford Lough, Slieve Foye and Mourne Mountains.
Underfoot conditions will be a mixture of rocky/gravel track and grassy/muddy tracks.
There is a strong probability of wet/muddy sections on the route
Gaiters and Hiking Poles are advisable
Ascents and Descents generally gradual
Please contact Máire Jones by text by Friday 24th January, indicating
- your name,
- and whether you will be meeting at Skerries or Carlingford
Take the M1 North. Take exit 18 signposted for N52, Dundalk and Carlingford. Take 4th exit at Roundabout, cross over M1, take 2nd exit at next roundabout onto the R173 signposted for Carlingford. Continue along R173 and then R175 for approximately 18km. Turn Left onto R176 signposted for Carlingford. Continue for 3.5km approx. Tourist Office Carpark will be on your left.
Driving Directions Google Maps
Click on +GOOGLE MAP in Venue section below for Walk Start location.