Bianconi Loop

Trail description

This trail is named after Charles Bianconi's horse drawn carriage services that passed through the forest in the 1800's.  The local Coach Road Inn was a stopping points on one of these routes, it now houses a public house and the local tourist office.  Bianconi was an Italian who played a major role in the development of coach services in Ireland, distributing both mail and passengers throughout the country.

The loop begins and ends at Christ the King car park and takes in the Nature Park which includes some quiet spots where you can sit and enjoy the surroundings. 

Trail Name: Bianconi Loop
Recreation Site: Gortavoher  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Christ the King Car Park
Length:3.5km
Time: 1h 30m
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 100m
Attributes: Linear Trail (Point A to B)
Finish Point: Christ the King Car Park
Trail Way marking:Light Blue