Friday, 7 August 2015

Barrow Way: Ireland long-distance hike.

Monasterevin -Anthy

Athy- Carlow


Carlow - Baganalstown



The Barrow way  or in Irish: Slí na Bearú is one of Ireland long distance trail 114 Km or 70 miles. The Walk is along the Canal and not the River (Follow the Yellow walking man) 

3 days of hiking and camping along the Barrow way, in addition of getting to a for Dublin

Day 1: Luas then Bus to Monasterevins where the walk began:
In Monasterevin find the 25th Lock and Moore’s Bridge (do not confuse Canal and River) head towards Athy ‘s 27th Lock
In Vicars town there is a little cafe called Canal Cafe
Camp 2 miles before Athy’s.

Day 2 : Athy to Carlow
In Athy, find the 28th lock which is after Super value, then Horse bridge   which is next to the Athy’s Church of Ireland
Either  Camp near   Bestfield Lock before entering Calow’s town or 2km after Carlow near Milford Lock. 

Day 3: Carlow to Bagenalstown
In Bagenalstown  catch a train  back to Dublin Heuston

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