View Point Trail

View Point Trail

Length:    1km (This is a looped walk)
Time:       35 mins
Terrain:    Steep stony path

The View Point Trail is perhaps the best short walk option in the Park. It leads to an ideal vantage point for enjoying views of the rugged scenery, with magnificent perspectives of the castle below, Lough Veagh and the surrounding landscapes. This circular 1.5Km trail starts and ends at the castle,  taking from 50-60 min at a leisurely pace. The surface is good at all stages and very steep for several short distances. Follow the direction of the road behind the castle, taking the path uphill just outside the garden gates. The route is signposted from here. From the top,  the path returns via the lower garden, passing through a wooded gully and into the gardens where the trail returns to the castle. Location: Start (Grid Ref: C 019209)