1 Km from the town of Rathmelton
This site is adjacent to the heritage town of Rathmelton. The town dates back to the early 17th century. The surrounding land would have belonged to the O'Donnell clan. In 1610 the lands were given over to William Stewart who was responsible for the building of the town. The area was noted for flax growing which supported a thriving linen industry. In the 18th and early 19th centuries there was extensive trade between Rathmelton and the New World.
The site provides a pleasant walk through both coniferous and broadleaf plantations. Along the way there are seats and picnic tables strategically placed at viewing points. Trees which can be seen include hazel, ash, oak along with Scots pine and Sitka spruce.
Drummonaghan FeaturesPicnic Site, Walking Trails,
How do I get there?From the town of Rathmelton take the R 245 to Milford At .5 Km from the village take the R249. The site is .5 Km along this road.
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