Silaire Wood Loop Walk
|Services||Shops, bars and coffee shops in Graiguenamanagh|
|Terrain||Woodland Trail, Boardwalk and riverbank|
|To Suit||All levels of fitness|
|Minimum Gear||Trekking shoes, rain gear, fluids and mobile phone|
|Grid Ref.||OS Map 68 S715437|
|Dogs||Dogs must be on a lead, please clean up afterwards.|
From the trailhead follow the red waymarkers to your right. Once you get to the road turn left at the bridge and carry on up the High Street for approximately 200m. At the Abbey take a right and continue for 700m until you reach the carpark on your right for Silaire Wood. In the carpark take a left at the mapboard following the red arrows down through the woodland. Along the route you will come across a number of benches and picnic tables; take time to rest and appreciate the tranquillity and peace of Silaire Wood. The trail continues along the boardwalk with fantastic elevated views over the River Barrow. Take the opportunity to try and spot Otters and Kingfishers that may well cross your path. Follow the boardwalk for approx. 400m before turning right and climbing steadily back up towards the carpark. To return to the Outdoor Hub take a left at the carpark and continue done the hill for 700m into Graiguenamanagh following the red arrows.