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Ballycastle Sralagagh Loop



Walk Length

8 km


2 hr



Starting Point

R314, Ballycastle, Mayo F26, Ireland
G 10576 37651

End Point

R314, Ballycastle, Mayo F26, Ireland
G 10334 37782


The Sralagagh Loop is a beautiful trail offering the walker/ cyclist spectacular views of Downpatrick Head which is nearby. The Start Point/Finish Point is across the road from the Mary’s Cottage Kitchen end of Main Street, Ballycastle. This loop is suitable for both walking and mountain biking. The trail consists of country lanes and bog roads and follows the lower slopes of Ballyknock hill.

  • Trailhead / Start Point: Mary’s Cottage Kitchen, Ballycastle.
  • Terrain: Country Lanes, Sandy Tracks. 
  • Direction: Green markers
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Estimated time: 2 hours
  • Lat. and Long. 54.2799, -9.3733. 
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes/boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids