Walk 1.

Annaghvane to Lettermore

This walk starts at the R374 at Bealadangan. There is a post office and pub here. Walk across the bridge and you are in Annaghvane. Remain on this road for 3.2km (39min.) until you cross the second bridge. You are now in Lettermore. Take the second turn right. Continue on the straight road for 1.1Km (13min.) at the T-junction, turn right. You will be climbing for 700m (10min.) From here you will have a good view of the island of Inis Treabhair and the small islands which surround it. You will now be descending again 500m (6min.).

Turn right after 300m (4min.) and you will come to a pier. After 250m (3min.) there is a road to your left and a road to your right. Follow the road to your right. You are ascending again for 500m (9min.). You are 50m above sea level. There is a good view from here of Cill Chiarain, Cnoc Mordáin to the west, and of the Rosmuc area to the north. After 500m (6min.) the tar road comes to an end but the path continues around the island for 1Km (12min.). You are on the road again. This is Leitir Caladh. After 1.5Kms (18min.) on this road you will come to a road which goes left, but you should continue straight ahead.

You will see a pier on your right hand side. Continue along this road for 1.8Im (22min.) and you will come to a road to your left, but ignore this. Continue straight ahead. After 200m (2.5min.) you will reach a post office and public house. Continue straight ahead and after 600m (7min.) you will be at the main R374 road. There is a church across from you. Turn right and you will be on the bridge into Garumna Island.


Distance: 12.15Km
Time: 2 hours 31 minutes
Category: Easy