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Silver River Nature Trail

Silver river
Silver river walk
  • Distance: 7km / 1hr 30mins - 2hrs
  • Services: Cadamstown, Clonaslee (12km), Kinnity (8km)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Terrain: Mix of laneways, riverbank paths, forestry tracks & minor roads
  • To suit: All levels of fitness
  • Min. gear: Sturdy walking shoes, fluids

The Silver River Eco Walk is a 7 km loop which follows a series of laneways, riverbank paths, forestry tracks and minor roads. This highly rated walk offers an excellent mix of scenery, wildlife, geolology and heritage. HIghlights along the away include Letter Lughna Abbey, May Scully’s Cottage and the Silver River Gorge with its impressive rock exposures and beautiful waterfalls. The walks is categorised as an Eco Walk on account its wildlife and geological importance; further information on this can be found here.

Directions to Cadamstown trailhead

Cadamstown, historically called Ballymacadam, is a small village in County Offaly, Ireland. It lies on the R421 regional road, just north of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. It is about 20 km from Tullamore and 6 km from Kinnitty. Dempseys pub is usually open in the evenings but unfortunately there is no tea shop in the village at the present time.

Cadamstown, Offaly, Ireland
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