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Kilmaine Killernan Loop



Walk Length

7 km


2 hr




Kilmaine is an 8-10 minute drive from Ballinrobe on the N84. There are three marked loop walks around Kilmaine.

The Killernan walk is the longest of the three and takes you past the ruins of the historic Killernan Castle. 

The Nature walk is a short route that passes along a stream and by a line of recently planted native trees, whilst the Church walk follows the same route, then continues on to the village church where you can see the beautiful stained-glass window, The Nativity, by renowned artist Harry Clarke.

  • Start / Finish / Trailhead: Centra Shop
  • GPS Location53.5796, -9.1207
  • Distance: 7 km
  • Direction: Red markers
  • Estimated Time: 1.5–2 hours
  • Terrain: Country lanes and gravel tracks
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes/boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids
  • Services: Ballinrobe