RINDOON LOOPED TRAIL

 



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1. RLT Rindoon Walk car park
There are some parking spaces for walkers at the start of these two looped waymarked ...(more)

Lat: 53.543546 Lon: -8.005385
2. RLT Turn left before St. John's House
Liz and Richard Collins run St John's House, a highly-regarded Georgian guesthouse on...(more)

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Address:
Lecarrow, Rinnagan.
Phone: +353906661748
Alt Phone: +353872223877
Email: stjohnshouse@eircom.net
URL: www.stjohnshouse.biz/
Lat: 53.544106 Lon: -8.003832
3. RLT Approaching the old hospital
Having turned right after the garden walls, you are currently located to the rear of ...(more)

Lat: 53.545612 Lon: -8.001995
4. RLT Oldest marked grave in Ireland
There may be older unmarked graves in Ireland, but this grave has just been verified ...(more)

Lat: 53.544203 Lon: -8.002875
5. RLT The curious case of the buried leg
Richard knows some interesting facts about the area courtesy of his neighbours, such ...(more)

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Lat: 53.546734 Lon: -8.000987
6. RLT Approaching the lough
Get ready to turn right here following the waymarked signs to get you down towards th...(more)

Lat: 53.547499 Lon: -7.998884
7. RLT St. John's Wood
Stop and when facing the lough, look left - In the distance is St. John's Wood which ...(more)

Phone: +353879414728
Email: reginadonlin@gmail.com
Lat: 53.546428 Lon: -7.996674
8. RLT The Shannon river
Unlike the walk down from St. John's, you'll have noticed the preponderance of trees ...(more)

Lat: 53.544171 Lon: -7.993906
9. RLT Pathway by Lough Ree
The long stretch along the lough is coming to an end - get ready to make your way thr...(more)

Lat: 53.541225 Lon: -7.991095
10. RLT Fairy trees a plenty
Before Rinn Dúin castle, there's a whole host of hawthorn bushes to negotiate your wa...(more)

Lat: 53.540027 Lon: -7.991438
11. RLT Rinn Duin castle
The earliest part of the castle is the keep identified with the stone castle construc...(more)

Lat: 53.538752 Lon: -7.990837
12. RLT Old windmill
After the castle, you'll be making your way to the windmill. The earliest mention of ...(more)

Lat: 53.537247 Lon: -7.988069
13. RLT Wandering southwards
We're still heading south - out ahead of you some three hundred metres or so is the b...(more)

Lat: 53.536131 Lon: -7.986192
14. RLT Lough Ree birds
Lough Ree is famous for its wide variety of birds. Breeding species include Mute swan...(more)

Lat: 53.535028 Lon: -7.986588
15. RLT Woodland wonderland
Rinn Dúin peninsula has a wide abundance of wildlife. The woodland is used by foxes, ...(more)

Lat: 53.534556 Lon: -7.988198
16. RLT Bluebells galore
Late April and the early part of the month of May is the time to visit the wood to se...(more)

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Lat: 53.535997 Lon: -7.98955
17. RLT Rinn Duin wood
Rinn Dúin wood is part of the Lough Ree Special Area of Conservation. Although small...(more)

Lat: 53.536954 Lon: -7.990687
18. RLT Deep Hole
When castle-bound sailors could not land at Safe Harbour, they would land here instead.

Lat: 53.537298 Lon: -7.992039
19. RLT Rinn Duin church
The shorter Rinn Dúin castle green looped walk leaves out the forest and rejoins the ...(more)

Lat: 53.537732 Lon: -7.992833
20. RLT Lough Ree
Lough Ree (Irish: Loch Rí or Loch Ríbh) is the second of the three major lakes on the...(more)

Lat: 53.539842 Lon: -7.997746
21. RLT Rindoon wall
To your right, you will get a view of Rinn Duin wall - further details of this mighty...(more)

Lat: 53.542501 Lon: -8.00059
22. RLT Rush hour in Rindoon
To your right you will see Grady's farm. Come April, there'll be plenty of sheep with...(more)

Lat: 53.543135 Lon: -8.0017