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This remote forest area is located deep in the
Tawnyard is located 7km west of Doolough in the Sheffry Hills of Mayo.
From Leenane take the
At a Glance:
Trail Start Point : Carpark
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
Meters Climb: 60
Trail Finishing Point:
Trail Way Marking: Yellow
OS Discover Series : Sheet No37
The trail enters the forest at the forest car park and follows the forest road for approximately 1.5km before turning right down to the bridge crossing at the
The first Section provides the walkers with great views over Tawnyard Lough and South West to Ben Gorm (700) and west to Mweelrea at 803m the highest mountain in
The river provides a pleasant place to stop and have a brief rest before continuing along the forest road through lodgepole pine – so called because the north Amercian Indians used them to support their tepees or lodges – and
If you are not continuing further on the
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