curry nature and historical trail Curry Nature and Historical Trail

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Curry Nature and Historical Trail

Curry Nature and Historical Trail

Length: 21.5km
Time: 5 Hours
Waymarking: None
Grade: Easy
Minimum Gear: Walking shoes, waterproofs, fluids and snacks
OSI Map: Series 32
Services: Curry Village
Terain: Country roads
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Description: 

This is a walk through the countryside of South Sligo around the village of Curry which is located between the towns of Tubbercurry and Charlestown on the N17. A number of shorter circuits are also an option within this circuit.

The route

Park in the village, just off the N17. Cross the main road, turn left and then right onto a quiet road. Continue to cross the Owengarve River at Bontuney, before returning to the main road. Turn left and then right through Ballyglass. Continue on a bog road to Montiagh. Turn left along a bog road past Drumahillian church. Cross the Owengarve River on an iron bridge and continue on through Clooningan. Reach a cross roads where a short loop can be made at Cloonrane to view a path before following the famine road back to Curry.

Did you know?

The Curry Torc is a pure gold necklace which was found in Curry Choir in the 1850's by a local man saving turf. It is thought to date back to the Bronze Age around 2,500 years ago

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