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Highwood Loop Walk

Highwood Loop Walk

Time: 1 Hour
Grade: Moderate
Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking/tekking shoes, waterproofs, fluids, snacks and mobile phone
OSI Map: Series 25
Services: Riverstown
Terain: Country roads and woodland trail
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Description: 

This walk follows the route of the Miners Way and Historical Trail along quiet country roads past the Black Lough and the White Lough. Take time to savour the stunning panorama from Highwood church.

 

The Route

Start from Highwood church, following the signs for the Miners Way and Historical Trail. Walk past the church and turn right, turn left at the bottom of the hill, the Black Lake is located on your left. The road veers left and the White Lake is located on the right. Follow the road to a t-junction, take a left turn and follow the road back to Highwood.  For more details on the Miners Way and Historical Trail check out the map guide which is available from the tourist office.

 

Did you know?

Highwood Village is located above the eastern shores of Lough Arrow, on the high flat plain of Moytirra. Lough Arrow is one of the finest wild trout fishing lough’s in Europe.

 

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