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Into Nature


Roscommon is truly undiscovered, a place where every highway and byway seems to deliver you far from the madding crowd. From peat bogs to wildflower meadows, native woodlands to turloughs, lakes & marshes, it's the perfect place to escape into the wild.

 

 

Arigna Miners Way 

The Miners Way follows many of the paths used by miners going to work in the Arigna Mines. The Miners Way links with the Historical Trail which traverses the Curlew, Bricklieve & Arigna Mountains

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Boyle Historic Town Walk

Much has gone, but the whisper of that history can still be heard as you walk the streets and look at buildings, monuments and indeed, the spaces where the people of Boyle have lived and died through the centuries. 

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Lake O Flynn Bog Walk

From the car parking area at the lake, two looped walks and a cycle route can be accessed. A short 3.4km looped walk circles the information and picnic area and outdoor gym and a longer 6.4km loop called the Wild Goose Bog Walk 

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Lough Key Forest Park

Numerous walks and trails through Lough Key Forest Park enable exploration of the Park's unique, natural and historical features from its 19th century parkland with majestic trees, follies, bridges and canals to the native woodlands, Bog Garden and forests. 

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Mote Park Heritage Walkway

The forests add greatly to the unique character of the area and are providing opportunities for many forms of outdoor pursuits including hiking, walking and animal bird-watching.  

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Philip Walking Tours

Philip James is a qualified mountain leader who has been leading walks in Ireland for more than 10 years and is chairman of the Boyle Curlew Walkers, a hill walking club based in Boyle, Co Roscommon. 

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Rinn Duin....

Destroyed, ruined and forgotten Rindoon is a national cultural tourism treasure, just waiting to be explored! Walking here, you get a sense that past and present are closely interleaved.

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Sliabh Ban Walks

A guided walk to the summit for its many overseas visitors is a key part of the programme of the Strokestown International Poetry Festival. Mountain cyclists’ clubs and riding clubs all enjoy the mountain’s peace, quiet, rich wildlife and long views.

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Shannonbridge Walk

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the unique Napoleonic Fortifications located on the West bank of the River Shannon at Shannonbridge in the County of Roscommon. 

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Suck Valley Walkway

Walkers can enjoy the natural beauty of the Suck River and the diverse range of flora, fauna and cultural heritage along the way. 

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The Green Heartlands Cycle Route

The Green Heartlands Cycle Route is a fully marked cycling tour through the splendour of the south Roscommon countryside. 

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Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.