Drumhauver Bridge Loop

An easy 10km for people of an average level of fitness
From the town of Carrick-on-Shannon take the R280, following the signs for Leitrim and Keadew. – After approx 7km you reach Leitrim Village. As you exit the village watch for the left turn to Keadew (R284). TURN LEFT here. – After nearly 1km turn watch for a stone bridge which crosses the canal. TURN LEFT just before it and travel 100m to reach Battlebridge Lock. The trailhead is located at the mapboard here.

 

(Source With Thanks Leitrim Tourism)

An easy 10km for people of an average level of fitness

A-B. Starting from the mapboard at Drumhauver Bridge follow the red (and purple) arrow along the minor road for 150m to reach an access path to the canal on your left. The purple arrow is for the longer Battlebridge Loop. Join the canal bank here.
B-C. Continue to follow the purple arrows as the loop follows the canal bank for 2km to reach Drumleague Lock. At the exit onto the roadway note that the longer Battlebridge Loop continues along the canal for a further 2km – but you turn left, cross the bridge, and re-join the canal on the other side.
C-A. Now follow the red and purple arrows for 2.5km back to Drumhauver Bridge. Join the main road; turn left across the bridge to reach the trailhead.

Directions: From the town of Carrick-on-Shannon take the R280, following the signs for Leitrim and Keadew.
– After approx 7km you reach Leitrim Village. As you exit the village watch for the left turn to Keadew (R284). TURN LEFT here.
– After nearly 1km turn watch for a stone bridge, which crosses the canal. TURN LEFT just before it and travel 100m to reach Battlebridge Lock.
The trailhead is located at the mapboard here.

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Carrick-on-Shannon County Leitrim IE
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