The Lakes Walking Trail

A 7.5km walk through rural farmland dotted with trees, lakes & drumlins.

Technical sheet
No. 14174824
A Irlande walk posted on 30/08/21 by Monaghan Tourism. Update : 30/08/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h10[?]
Distance Distance : 4.43mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 148ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 141ft
Highest point Highest point : 220ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 95ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Ireland (IE)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.964542° / W 6.693327°
Download : -


(D/A) Starting at the Nuremore Hotel. The trail starts at the hotel rear car park. Exit the car park onto the T-junction with the L4700 and turn right.

(1) Take the first right and walk to the junction with the L4922 (Ardee Road) – a busier road. Walk on the right hand side facing the traffic.

(2) Turn left at the junction, beside the lake, and continue along the L4922. Go around the bend and turn sharp left immediately into a narrow country lane

(3) The end of the lane is beside the busy N2. Entry to the N2 is forbidden. Turn right, walk to the Blackfort Road and turn left under the bridge.

(4) See the lake on your right as you pass under the bridge and continue to the junction with L4700.

(5) At the junction, turn left. Continue straight ahead back to base.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 148ft - Nuremore Hotel
1 : mi 0.09 - alt. 154ft - First right
2 : mi 0.88 - alt. 125ft - Junction
3 : mi 1.84 - alt. 141ft - N2
4 : mi 2.38 - alt. 98ft - Lake
5 : mi 2.85 - alt. 108ft - Junction
D/A : mi 4.43 - alt. 148ft - Nuremore Hotel

Useful Information

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

Other walks in the area

distance 4.9mi Vertical gain +322ft Vertical drop -344ft Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ireland

A 8km walk with clear views of Monaghan & neighbouring counties.

distance 6.96mi Vertical gain +390ft Vertical drop -387ft Durée 3h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ireland

A 9.6km ramble taking in leafy limestone terrain from Treacy's hotel.

distance 6.9mi Vertical gain +177ft Vertical drop -341ft Durée 3h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Armagh

Route goes through Darkley Village past Darkley Mill & Chimney, off-road past Darkley Lake, follows narrow roads past Darkley Lake, Tullynawood Lake, Gentle Owens Lake, Clay Ringfort & Souterrain and Clea Lake, Then along Clay Road, past Cargaclogher Ancient Enclosure and descend to Keady. We take a short loop, past Keady Monument and Old Mill to finish at the Tommy Makem Arts & Community Centre. This is a hilly walk and, on the lane/track past Darkley Lake, it can be rough underfoot and wet.

distance 7.7mi Vertical gain +230ft Vertical drop -443ft Durée 3h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Armagh

Our route is via Clea River, past Keady Mill, Keady Glen, Keady Viaduct, Glen Road and through Keady Glen Park to Annvale, Then along Annvale Road, Granemore Road, Tassagh Road to cross the Clea River, Batchelor's Walk, Keady Road, Killyreavy Road, Iskymeadow Road, Tassagh Viaduct and along Dundrum Road to finish at Tassagh Bridge. The first 5.7 miles of this walk is hilly, the rest climbs gradually along the Callan River Valley to Tassagh Bridge.

distance 20.75mi Vertical gain +968ft Vertical drop -971ft Durée 1 day Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Armagh

A 21 - 27 mile walk through the Hills, along the Rivers, past the Mills and around the Lakes of Keady Village in County Armagh.

For more walks, use our search engine.

The GPS track and description are the property of the author.