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Orange fern frond on blue background with path nameUlster Way - Ring of Gullion Way Quality Section

Armagh, Down, Louth (RoI)

61 km / 38 miles
The Ring of Gullion Way follows the Slieve Gullion ring dyke using a mixture of footpaths, forestry tracks and open hillsides as well as having significant road sections.

The route passes Fathom Mountain, Black Mountain, Slievenabolea, Slieve Gullion and Camlough Mountain. Other highlights on or close to the route include Clontygora Neolithic tomb, Moyry Castle, Craigmore Viaduct with its 18 arches, and the grounds of Derrymore House (National Trust).

Slieve Gullion alternative: this option passes over Slieve Gullion summit (573m), the highest peak in Armagh, with its huge Neolithic burial chamber and views of the Mourne Mountains and Carlingford Lough. See Connected Paths section below.

Diversion in place until further notice: between the Derrymore Road and Millvale Road see WalkNI website for up to date information.

Next Quality Section: Newry Canal Way.
Instructions for reaching the start of Newry Canal Way at Carbane Industrial Estate can be found on the WalkNI website.


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Path Type: Northern Ireland Quality Routes
Waymark: Orange fern frond on blue background with path name
Attributes: Northern Ireland Quality Walks
Paths marked on OS mapping
Start: J084259 - Canal Bridge, Newry, Down
Finish: J069279 - Train Station, Newry, Armagh
Open Date: 2009
Web Sites: WalkNI - Ulster Way - Ring of Gullion Way Experience Gullion

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Ring of Gullion Way - Walker's Guide  (Walk Northern Ireland  - 2015 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Other Paper Maps:
OS (NI) Discoverer
29 (Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland - April 2011)

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