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Moore Hall Forest Walk
Moore Hall is located on the shores of Lough Carra near Ballinrobe.
Moore Hall is situated 11km north of Ballinrobe on a road that takes you to Ballygarris cross. Turn left at this point and you will eventually arrive at Carnacon village. After crossing Annie’s bridge, take the next left turn at Lough Carra lake. This will take you to the trailhead / start point.
Walk at a Glance
Trail Name: Moore Hall Walk
Trailhead: Car Park
Length: 3 kms
Estimated Time: 1.5 hours
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Minimum Gear: Walking Shoes & Raingear
Map Reference: OS Discovery Series Sheet 38
Starting from the car park, walk past the yellow and black barrier which takes you into the forest. On your left, there is a mixed plantation of conifer and broadleaf species e.g. Ash,
On your way back to the car park, use the narrow path which takes you through the picnic site. If time allows, why not visit the burial site of the
Points of Interest
has a very distinctive green colour which is attributed to its marl bottom that reflects in the sunshine. The lakeshore is rich in native flora and wildlife. Many species of wild duck are present, as well as swans and coots. Lough Carra, one of the three great lakes in the west of
Moore Hall House
was built by George Moore in 1792 and completed in 1796. George amassed a considerable fortune in
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