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22/10/2021

Longford Sports Partnership: Walks throughout July and August as part of Longford Summer Walking programme

Longford Sports Partnership are coordinating a Longford Summer Walking programme, organised as part of the Get Ireland Walking campaign.

There will be four weekly walks at Derrycassin Woods (Mondays, July 15 to August 5), two in Longford Town (Tuesdays, July 16 to August 6 & Wednesdays, July 17 to August 7) along the canal and Corlea Bog Trackway (Thursday, July 18 to August 8). Full details and times below. 

There will be also be four once off walks along the from Killashee to Clondra (Sunday, July 21), Cairn Hill (Monday, August 12), Woodlands Trail Lanesboro (Wednesday, August  14) and Newcastle Woods (Thursday, August 15). Full details and times below.

For more information on the Longford Summer Walking programme, email  sports@longfordcoco.ie  or telephone 043 33 43493. 


4 Week Walks

Derrycassin Woods 
When: Mondays, from July 15 to August 5 at 6.30pm - Family Friendly 
Meeting Point: Carpark 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 5km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Dirt track 

Longford Town Canal 
When: Tuesdays, from July 16 to August 6 at 11am - Family Friendly 
Meeting Point: Back of Market Square 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 5km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Tarmac path 

Longford Town Canal 
When: Wednesdays, from July 17 to August 7 at 7.30pm - Family Friendly 
Meeting Point: Dealz 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 5km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Tarmac Path

Corlea Bog Trackway 
When: Thursdays 6.30pm, from July 18 to August 8 - Family Friendly 
Meeting Point: Carpark on the road 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 3km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Stoned 



Once off Walks

Canal Walk 
When: Sunday, July 21 at 2pm 
Meeting Point: Killashee Church 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: Killashee to Clondra, 10km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Tarmac path 

Cairn Hill 
When: Monday, August 12 at 6.30pm 
Meeting Point: At entrance 
Level: Moderate, Steep 
Duration/Length: 2.4km 
Parking: Limited 
Accessibility: stoned path, not buggy friendly 

Common Woodlands Trail Lanesboro 
When: Wednesday,  August 14 at 6.30pm 
Meeting Point: Carpark before Bridge, Lanesboro 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 4.5km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Dirt Track 

Newcastle Woods 
When: Thursday, August 15 at 6.30pm 
Meeting Point: Carpark 
Level: Easy 
Duration/Length: 5km 
Parking: Yes 
Accessibility: Dirt Track 

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