Mitchell's Wood Loop

Trail description

The name of this loop 'Mitchell's Wood' refers back to the former estate days of Castlemartyr Woods.  The properties were divided into various spaces, each with its own characteristics devised by different types of planting patterns.  The names are apparent on old 6 inch Ordnance Survey Maps.  

This walk starts and ends at the trailhead, using a footbridge to cross the Kiltha River.  The walker has the opportunity to observe a good variety of species including; beech, Spanish chestnut, Oak and Sitka spruce, hazel, alder, willow.  

Trail Name: Mitchell's Wood Loop
Recreation Site: Castlemartyr  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Trailhead
Length:2.4km
Time: 50min
Degree of Difficulty: Easy   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 10
Attributes: Loop Trail (Returns to Starting Point)
Finish Point: Trailhead
Trail Way marking:Green

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