Nature Trail Belleek

Trail description

This trail is in a wooded area of the former Belleek estate and  is a mixed woodland with conifer trees such as Norway spruce, Scots pine silver fir together with beech, oak and ash. There are many historical features, from bygone days, to be seen along the trail  including a hermitage, ice house and a wall built during the famine in Ireland (1845) as a relief scheme. Each man involved on the building of the wall received  a bowl of Indian meal for his days work.

 There is a diverse habitat on this site with woodland animals such as badgers, foxes and rabbits present with heron, kingfisher, cormorant and otter to be seen along the riverbank.  

Trail Name: Nature Trail Belleek
Recreation Site: Belleek  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Car Park
Length:4km
Time: 1
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 10
Attributes: Linear Trail (Point A to B)
Finish Point: Car Park
Trail Way marking:White