Raheens wood trail

Trail description

This trail takes you through semi natural native broadleaf woodland dating back to the 1840s. The majority of the woodland is dominated by Oak, Birch and Holly.
Along the route you will see the cenotaph dedicated in memory to Maria Browne O Donel  (2nd daughter of Sir Neal O Donel of Newport Co Mayo) and wife of Dodwell Browne owner of Raheens House . You can enjoy  panoramic views of Lough Lannagh and the surrounding countryside of south Mayo. On a clear day Croagh Patrick mountain is visible to the west and also the ruins of Raheens house.
There are  signs along the trail route, with information of interest regarding species and local history.

Trail Name: Raheens wood trail
Recreation Site: Raheens Wood  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Car Park
Time: 1 hrs
Degree of Difficulty: Easy   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 20
Attributes: Loop Trail (Returns to Starting Point)
Finish Point: Car Park
Trail Way marking:Red