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Kilmaine Nature Loop



Walk Length

1.5 km


0.5 hr




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

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.

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

  • Start / Finish / Trailhead: Centra Shop
  • GPS Location53.5796, -9.1207
  • Distance: 1.5 km
  • Direction: Green markers
  • Estimated Time: 30 minutes
  • Terrain: Country lanes and gravel tracks
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum Gear: Sturdy walking shoes/boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids
  • Services: Ballinrobe