5 Things to do
This loop is one of three which start and finish at the Glenbarrow trailhead - key features include a section of riverbank along the River Barrow, a spectacular 3-tiered waterfall, and natural woodland that in Spring is ablaze with bluebells.
The Glenbarrow Eco walk is a novel walk that has been developed in association with local communities and its aim is to inform people about the environment while enjoying their walk.
Start from the entrance to the forestry in Clonaslee Village. With the Clodiagh River on your right walk towards the village – after 200m turn right at the crossroads. Walk through the village passing the Heritage Centre.
Clonaslee is at the northern gateway to the Slieve Bloom Mountains. A picturesque village, founded in the 18th century, here lies the traditional seat of the O’Dunnes. Clonaslee lies on the famous Slí Dála or Munster Way.
Monicknew woodlands form the boundary between the counties of Laois and Offaly.
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