Offaly Way is a 37.2 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Ferbane, County Offaly, Ireland that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 37.2 km Elevation Gain: 713 m Route Type: Point to Point

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The Offaly Way is a linear route of some 38km linking the Slieve Bloom Way (at Cadamstown) to the Sli Mor (at Lemanaghan). En route, the route crosses the Grand Canal Way. It includes sections of riverbank, stretches of bogland, green mass paths and quiet country roadways. Although the highest point is only 120m, much of the Way commands wide views over a comparatively flat landscape. It follows a mix of forest track, riverbank, bog roadway and minor road. As the route is mainly flat, it is easy to moderate in difficulty and suitable for people of average levels of fitness or higher. A number of shorter looped walks start and finish at each of the trailheads and are more suitable for the occasional walker.

17 days ago

a lot of road walking on this route, we started in cadamstown took the river route,which was fine following trail through woods along River Bank crossed Two fields onto road followed this road to ballyboy where we went back on river trail this was through a lot of land with cattle on its the fencing was down unhappy cattle had to get out of Fields and go along edge of River followed this into kilcormac took a break at River and then followed road to Loughboora park this was along roadside for a couple of kilometres when we reached Loughboora we followed on through the bogs tracks and trails which brought us to the grand canal way to pullough from where we crossed the canal bridge and headed to leamonoghan this was All along the back roads for 6kilometres it's hard on the feet arrived in leomonoghan there is NOTHING there except a cemetery and s sign up saying start of Offaly way/End of Offaly way.the Only shop is in kilcormac nothing in cadamstown so bring the usual food and water at the River bridge in kilcormac there's a petrol station where you can get hot food after that there's a restaurant in Loughboora after that there is no shops or restaurant until you reach pullough, there's s pub there the pullough Inn you could finish there as it's a 5k walking to leomonoghan on the road NOTHING there except the end of Offaly way. have a pint in the pullough Inn and enjoy.

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