Database of Walks in County Wexford (Working Report) Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review Wexford District Three Rocks Forth Mountain Coillte 5.5 km – linear Amanda –Community & This route is Oct. 2011 Trail route – options for Enterprise: Wexford passable but in looped trail County Council poor condition Jesper Petersen- Coillte across approx 0.2 km. Parking available but no signage or picnic facilities. High scenic value Shelmaliere Forth Mountain Coillte 2.5 km – looped Amanda –Community & Parking, no Nov. 2011 Loop trail Enterprise: Wexford signage – a section County Council impassable due to Jesper Petersen - Coillte tree felling Tinnacurra / Forth Mountain Coillte 3 Trails Amanda –Community & Parking, picnic Oct. 2011 Pennylands (3.5 km, 3 km, 2.5 Enterprise: Wexford area and in km) County Council passable condition Jesper Petersen - Coillte The above Forth Mountain Trails are part of a Failte Ireland funding application submitted by Wexford County Council (Dec. 2011). There is potential to develop more trails across Forth Mountain in addition to those detailed above. Edenvale River Castlebridge Approx 5 km www.visitwexford.ie Limited parking. September and Forest round trip? No picnic site or 2011 Walk signage River Walk Outside Looped trail Maintained by RSS Parking, signage 2009 Taghmon under WLD? and picnic area Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review River Walk Glynn Linear trail No facilities. Needs May 2011 development Raven Point Curracloe Coastal Walk 11 km looped trail www.visitwexford.ie Parking, picnic area June 2011 Nature Reserve (estimate) and signage Walk Ballycross Farm Outside Ballycross A series of trails Ballycross Apple Farm Ltd Parking, picnic 2010 Bridgetown Farm through an apple Phone 053 913 5160 area.€2 per adult & farm €1.50 per child Carnesore Beach Rosslare Harbour Coastal Walk Linear trail Southeast Coastal Walks: Parking, signage & July 2011 to Rosslare Catherine Jeffers phone: 086 play ground at Harbour 1508498. (Walking in Ireland Rosslare Harbour – 50 walks) Carne Harbour to Carne Coastal Walk Parking, 8km. Used Carne as part of National Trails Day Ballyteigue Kilmore Quay Coastal Walk Looped trail Kilmore Quay Community Parking, picnic area August 2011 Burrow Development Association and signs Rosslare Sli Na Rosslare Strand Linear and looped Slainte trail. 7.2 km - linear 4.2 km - looped Pilgram Walk Our Ladies Island In-land lake Parish Pastoral Committee Parking –there might 2005 be signs and picnic area Saltees Island By boat from Island walks Walks on the island http://www.salteeislands.info Landing by boat. 2001 Kilmore Quay Limited facilities? There are a range of coastal walks between Kilmore Quay and Cullenstown either along the beach or in the sand dune system. Some sign posting and parking but could be developed further. There are also walks around Bannow Island and the Cockle Strand, Carrick on Bannow but more research and local knowledge would be required to identify what is there and how to develop them further. Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review New Ross District Carrigbyrne Hill Carrigbyrne Coillte ? 3 Trails: Walking Routes Parking, picnic area Scout Sli Na Slainte 4.6 km irishtrails.ie and colour coded orienteering 3.6 km directional signs event 4.4 km Oct. 2011 New Ross New Ross Quay / 8.7 km Walking Routes Looped trail with Not walked Sli Na Slainte Footpaths Irishtrails.ie signage New Ross - New Ross: Quay / Phone: 051 25028 Guided Walking Departs from the Footpaths Tour Kennedy Centre. North Quay New Ross Disused New Ross CIE Approx 2 km Anthony Bailey, WCC No walking trail Site Railway line available. Research assessment and survey conducted. July 2011 Correspondence with CIE favourable New Ross River New Ross Informally heard that Alex Kelly, Eoin Hogan, KLP No information Walks this is been available researched by KLP Tintern Abbey Tintern Coillte Several short walking Declan Doyle Parking, picnic and 2011 Trails trails signage Hook to Slade Hook Lighthouse Hook Walking Tours Niall Colfer Parking and facilitites Website Castle at Hook lighthouse 2011 Duncannon Sli na Duncannon Parking Slainte Map Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review Gorey District Gorey Slí na Gorey Town A series of signposts IrishTrails.ie. Sláinte Courtown Woods Courtown Coillte A series of signposted Pat O’Donnell Parking, picnic areas August 2011 trails: Lime Walk, Phone 055 22333 and signposts Chestnut Walk, Top Walk and River Walk. (25 hectares) Slieveboy Askamore Coillte Three walking trails: Paddy Byrne, Chairman IrishTrails.ie. Nov. 2011 Askamore Looped Askamore Loop: 6km, Askamore Community Parking and signposts. Trails Ballybeg: 9km Council One more walking Slieveboy: 12km route identified for development Slí na Sláinte Craanford Road Ballygullen Slí - 6km Craanford Community IrishTrails.ie Rossminoge Slí - 9km Association Slí na Sláinte route with signposts and leaflet (map) Croghan and Kilanerin Coillte? Stunning forest walks Liam Fanning? Parking – not sure 2005? Ballyfad Walks overlooked by what else? Does the Croghan Mountain RSS maintain these walks? Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review Tara Hill Tara Hill Coillte Tara Hill Community Parking and signposts. Nov. 2011 Development Group Plans for developing heritage along these trails Millennium Outside Camolin Coillte Walking trails exist 2006? Forest: White Wood Camolin Coastal Path Curracloe to WCC National Trails Office WCC NTO undertook a North Wexford review of the coastal detailed audit of this path section of the coastal path. Ballymoney Shore North Wexford Karin Dubsky Coastal path Parking at beach car Loop park Name Location Ownership Distance Contact Comment Date of Trail review Enniscorthy District Enniscorthy Town Enniscorthy WCC Roads Phone: 053 9236800 IrishTrails.ie Heritage Walk 4.9 km Enniscorthy - Slí na Sláinte route with signposts and leaflet (map). There are guided Walking Tours that departs from opposite the Castle. Enniscorthy: River Enniscorthy Maintained by 6 km round trip Parking and play August 2011 Slaney WCC? ground at entrance to Promenade Walk walk along the river slaney with signposts and seating. Kilbrannish Forest 7 km west of Two official trails of Parking , picnic area Recreation Area Bunclody 3km and 5km but and signs. longer walks are possible. Nine Stones Mount Leinster Walking trails up to Cairn at top of Mount Mount Leinster (Co. Wexford / Mount Leinster. Leinster. Parking Summit Co. Carlow) Walking trail up to available Corribut Gap Nine Stones, Slievebawn and Tomduff Hill: 8km. (Walking in Ireland – 50 walks) 11 km linear route from Ballycrystal to Mount Leinster Coolmelagh Bunclody Three looped walks A recently launched Forest used as part of walk through forests Recreational Area National Trails Day. up to the summit of Gibbet hill. The Blackstairs Mountain and Mount Leinster have a series of walking trails that are not detailed here. Further research required and there are opportunities for inter-territorial work with border counties in Carlow and Kilkenny. Some trails across Blackstairs Mtn. used as part of National Trails Day. Additional Notes 7 walking trails in County Wexford on the Irish Trails.ie website 12 walking trails on the visitwexford.ie website Wexford Walking Tours: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Monica Crofton, Phone: 086 107 949 7 Joanne Crofton, BA Heritage Studies, Phone: 086 352 613 3 Siobhan McDonald, Phone: 087 917 517 1 Southeast Coastal Walks: Catherine Jeffers, Seaview, Kilmore Co. Wexford, Phone: 086 1508498 or email@example.com Walking Clubs Wexford Hill Walking / Mountaineering Club: http://wexfordhillwalkingclub.wordpress.com/ Tel: 085 2420090 firstname.lastname@example.org Shelmalier Walking Club Denise Feeney: Tel: 086 7302249 Email: email@example.com Bunclody Community Council / Clody Loafers Walking Club: Rory Murphy: 087 3211390 or firstname.lastname@example.org Woolgreen Walking Club Sean 087 254 5739 / Kathleen 087 655 6782 Email: obrien.sean3@gmaiI.com / r.kath|ene1@gmai|.com Wexford Walkers / Joints in Motion Walking Group: Bernie Broaders 087 6259631 of email@example.com Mountain Meitheal Pathsavers.org firstname.lastname@example.org Mountain Meitheal is a group of volunteers, people drawn from a wide range of outdoor backgrounds, who undertake hands on trail projects on our mountains and in our forests with the aim of protecting the environment and promoting sustainable outdoor recreation into the future. They work with the various landowners including, the National Park & Wildlife Service, Coillte and private landowners. Mountaineering Ireland Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for hill walkers and climbers in Ireland. www.mountaineering.ie email@example.com Bord Oiliuint Sleibhe (BOS) is the Irish Mountain Training Board. It is responsible for mountain training in the Republic of Ireland and is a sub-committee of Mountaineering Ireland. Although it does not run training directly it sets standards and validates training and assessment course providers. For more information on Bord Oiliúint Sléibhe (BOS) contact the Training Office, Mountaineering Ireland (+353 1) 625 1117 Irish Sports Council Doug Corrie | National Trails Office: Irish Sports Council | Top Floor Block A | West End Business Park | Dublin 15: 01-8608839 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org: www.irishtrails.ie Cormac McDonald mountainviews.ie On line database of hill and mountain walks around Ireland.
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