|Trailhead||Castlecomer Discovery Park|
|Distance/Time||Ardra Loop: 6km/1hr30mins-2hrs
Captains Loop: 4km/45mins-1hr
|Terrain||Forestry roads, grassy path and country roads|
|Minimum Gear||Hiking boots, rain gear and fluid|
|Grid Ref.||OS Sheet 61 S538734|
Directions to Trailhead
The Demesne comprises of a Visitor Centre; housing the Footprints in Coal exhibition and Jarrow Café, a playground and Tree Top Walk. The forestry offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for all ages, including fishing and boating on the wonderfully restored leisure lakes. There is a choice of waymarked walking loops which include the 1.5km Ladies Walk, the Arboretum Walk (2km), the Captain’s Walk (4km) and the Ardra Loop.