Deer Park Court Tomb Loop - Way to go
Published 30/07/2011 | 05:00
Map: OS of Ireland 1:50,000 Discovery Sheet 25; downloadable map/instructions at discoverireland.ie/ walking.
TRAVEL: From Sligo, N16 Enniskillen road; in 1 mile (1.5km) ahead at traffic lights on R286 ('Dromahaire'). In Â½ mile, left ('Calry'). In 2Â½ miles (4km) pass turning signed 'Calry School'; in another mile (1.5km), right ('Deer Park Court Tomb') into car park.
WALK DIRECTIONS: Take track past barrier, and follow red arrow waymarks round the Looped Walk.
LENGTH: 2Â½ miles/4km: allow one to one-and-a-half hours.
DON'T MISS: Supreme views of Lough Gill, Knocknarea, Dartry Mts etc; Deer Park Court Tomb; wild strawberries (best in June!).
ACCOMMODATION: Clarion Hotel, Sligo. Tel: 071 911 9000; clarionhotelsligo.com -- splendidly over-the-top building; very comfortable; helpful staff.
SLIGO TIC: Temple Street, Sligo. Tel: 071 916 1201; discoverireland.ie/Places-To-Go/Sligo