O'Gorman's Lane Loop Walk
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O'Gorman's Lane Loop Walk starts at the Primary School in Bennettsbridge, with your back to the school turn right and follow the purple arrows along the road to exit the village.
The O'Gorman's Lane Loop is a pleasant easy trail along country roads, lanes and river bank.
A-B. With your back to the Primary School turn right and follow the purple arrows along the road to exit the village. Cross the railway bridge and along the road for almost 1km to reach O’Gorman’s Lane (at the side of a house on your left). Turn left here onto the lane.
B-C. Follow this old disused laneway as it makes its way across farmland to reach a surfaced road in the townland of Bishopslough West. Turn left and follow the road for 500m to reach a junction where you turn right. After another 500m (and just before you reach the M9 motorway), turn left and cross a stile onto an old roadway which takes you under a tunnel (the railway line) and onto the River Nore. Turn left onto the riverbank.
C-A. The final section of the loop follows the river back to Bennettsbridge. Note that the loop now overlaps the Nore Valley Walk. A set of steps takes you into the village at the bridge – turn left and walk 100m back to the trailhead.