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Devil’s Glen – Seamus Heaney Walk

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Seamus Heaney Walk – Devil’s Glen, Ashford

From the entrance to the Devil’s Glen forest drive in along the forest track to reach a car park after about 2km. Your walk starts at the information board and walks back about the entrance road for 100 metres. From here the loop trail takes you deep into this beautiful forest to finish back at the car park where you started. Along the route you will find some unusual and interesting ‘Sculptures in Woodland’.

Grade: Moderate , the route is marked with Yellow arrows
Distance: 4km
Estimated time: 1.5 hrs
Total height climbed: 170m
Highest point: 240m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail
Suitable for: anyone with average fitness
Notes: It’s very easy to get lost in the forest if you leave the marked trails.

How to get to start point: Devils Glen Forest car park

  • GPS FOR START POINT: 53.025419,-6.15004
  • The nearest village to the Devils Glen is Ashford which is a 20 minute walk, it’s served by bus:  Bus Eireann: www.buseireann.ie

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