The Miners Way & Historical Trail
The Miners Way and Historical Trail are waymarked long distance walking routes over three counties that form a network of paths that total 128 kms (80 miles) with a total ascent of some 2,150mtrs.
The Miners Way (67.5km) gets its name from the coal mining which took place in the Arigna Mines up until recent times and follows the paths the miners traveled on their journey to work.
The Historical Trail (60.5km) links in with the Miners Way in Keadue and runs to Lough key Forest & Activity Park, Boyle, Carrowkeel, Castlebaldwin and Highwood before returning to the Miners Way at Ballfarnon. View the different sections of The Miners Way and Historical Trail below.