The walk starts at Creggan Parish Church and an historic graveyard where the poets Art MacCooey, Pádraig MacAliondain and Séamus Mór MacMurphy are buried. The route follows quiet country lanes past Glassdrummond Lake, Roche Castle and Hearty's Folk Cottage back to the starting point
|Nearest Town||Creggan, Crossmaglen||OS Map||Sheet 28|
|Route Type||Hill||Route Shape||Circular|
|AONB||Ring of Gullion||Grid Ref (Start)||H934159|
|Public Roads||On Public Road||Grid Ref (End)||H934159|
From Creggan Parish Church follow a country lane along the Glassdrummond Road for 2.5 miles. Take the first right past Glassdrummond Lough on to Leeter Road. Continue for 0.5 miles and take the first turning left on to Mounthill Road. Continue for 1.5 miles.
Turn left at the crossroads and continue for 0.5 miles before turning left. Then continue for another 0.5 miles and veer right through Ballsmill Village. Continue on for 1 mile and take the first turning on the left in to Cortreasla Road. Turn right on to Lurgan Road after 0.5 miles and continue for a further mile past Hearty's Folk Cottage.
Take the first turn on the left at Murray's Road. Continue for 1 mile and then turn right on to Cregganbane Road. Continue for 0.25 miles until the junction. Turn left back to Creggan Church.
This route does not have accessible toilet facilities.
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