Starting from the mapboard at Jackie Lee’s Shop follow the purple and blue arrows along the roadway for 200m to reach a grassy laneway on your left – turn left here. Continue to follow the purple and blue arrows for over 1km to reach a crossroads where the Aghacashel Loop (blue arrows) turns left – but you turn right.
Now follow the purple arrows as the loop takes you through a section of forestry to reach a surfaced roadway at a 3-way junction in the townland of Crummy – turn left here. Continue to follow the purple arrows along the minor roadway for approx 2 km to reach a sanded roadway where you turn left. The loop now takes you across a section of bogland before joining a surfaced roadway and turning right. After 2km you join the L3306 and turn left.
After 300m cross Aghlin Bridge and continue to follow the purple arrows along road for 2km to rejoin blue loop and shortly afterwards return to the trailhead.
LENGTH OF WALK: 12km
TIME: Approx 3 hours to 30 hours 30 mins
DOGS ALLOWED: No
FACILITIES NEARBY: Drumshanbo 7km cafés, pubs and accommodation
WALKING TERRAIN: Minor roads, forestry tracks, country lanes
WALK ASCENT: 120/80m
SUGGESTED GEAR: Specific outdoor walking footwear and clothing are required
TRAILHEAD/STARTING POINT: Mapboard at Aughacashel – Jackie Lee’s shop
DIRECTIONS TO THE STARTING POINT: From Drumshanbo follow signs for L3306 in the direction of Aughacashel. In approx 7km you reach Aughacashel. The trailhead is at the mapboard beside the shop and post office on your right.