Clogrennan

Site Description

Clogrennan Wood is home to a national looped walk offering the user a gentle walk on forest roads with magnificent views of Carlow town and the River Barrow on a clear day.  The area is an old woodland and has had forestry cover present since the 1800's. The predominant tree species in Clogrennan are Beech, Spruce, Larch and Oak with vegetation consistent with that of an old woodland - bluebells, ferns, wild garlic, herb robert and many other indicative old woodland species.

Clogrennan Features

Picnic Site, Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

From Carlow town start out from Barrack street; at traffic lights continue onto Hanover street, at the next set of lights continue onto the Kilkenny road (the old N9 to Waterford) after 6 km turn right at cross roads (signed for Ballinabranagh) follow the road past the old mill and over the first bridge.  Turn right and take care over the next bridge which is very narrow and on a bend.  At the T-junction turn right and take the next left onto Milford Park, in the village take a right turn at the national school follow the road and take a left signed for Clogrennan Lime, pass the mill entrance and the forest entrance is½ km further on.

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Parking

No of car spaces:5
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Contact Info

Contact name:Martin Whelan
Contact email:martin.whelan@coillte.ie