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Leitrim Tourist Information Office, The Old Barrel Store, Bridge St, Leitrim, Republic of Ireland
A-B. Starting from the mapboard at Stralongford follow the blue (and purple) arrows along the minor road for 200m to cross Stralongford Bridge. The purple arrows are for the longer Bencroy Loop. Follow the road for a further 300m to reach a Y junction – take the sanded forestry roadway on the left. Continue to follow this sanded roadway for 800m to reach a junction with a roadway (and old building) on your left. Turn left here.
B-C. Continue to follow the blue and purple arrows as the loop follows the forestry roadways for approx 5km to reach a junction overlooking the Yellow River (Abhainn Bhui). Note that the longer Bencroy Loop (purple arrows) turns right here – but you turn left.
C-A. Now follow the blue arrows as the loop takes you downhill along the bank of the Yellow River. After 1km you cross the river and follow the blue arrows along forestry roadways and farm laneways to regain the trailhead.