the miners way & historical trail

The Miner's Way & Historical Trail are waymarked long distance walking routes that form a network of paths in counties Roscommon, Sligo and Leitrim. 

The Trail was named after the Coal Mining that was carried out in the Arigna area for the past 400 years. They follow many of the old tracks and paths used by the miners who walked to work each day using various passes and mountain tracks. To view the walking trail maps, click here

Distance

128 Kilometres (80 Miles).

Map Guide

Full guide available online and in Úna Bhán Tourism Co-operative. 

Overview map available here.

Moone Boy Trail

The Moone Boy Trail is an interactive walking/cycling trail which takes you through the various locations where on-site filming for Moone Boy took place throughout Boyle. 

The Trail is accompanied with a FREE brochure pinpointing the various locations where filming took place, including QR Codes. QR codes can be scanned by using your mobile phone or Tablet (QR code scanning App must be installed on your phone or tablet) to show you edited footage of the Moone Boy series which is unique to each location. 

Map Guide

Full map available here and in-store.

Boyle Historical Trail

Boyle Historical Trail is a self guided walk of the richly historic town of Boyle which begins at the 18th Century King House, built for the wealthy landowner Sir Henry King and later used as a military barracks by the Connaught Rangers.

The next stop is Boyle Abbey, which was the first successful foundation of the Cistercian order in Connaught and boasts an interesting mix of Gothic and Romanesque features.

Other stops on the trail include an old market yard with a triple arched entrance gate. Boyle’s 12th Century bridge which is one of the oldest of its kind in Ireland and its 19th Century railway station evokes the golden era of railway travel.

Map Guide

Full map available here and in-store.

 
Loop-Walks-in-County-Roscommon

Loop Walks

Derryvunny - Greenwood Trail - click here.

Derryvunny - Old Wood Trail - click here.

Kilronan Castle - Doon Point walk - click here.

Kilronan Castle - Lake walk - click here. 

Kilronan Castle - Woodland walk - click here. 

Knockranny Wood loop - click here. 

Knockvicar - Bog loop - click here. 

Lough Key Forest Park Slí - click here.