Blanemore Forest, Moygownagh, is the beautiful setting of the Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk.
Only recently discovered, Blanemore is a treasure chest packed with historical secrets. Underneath the bog-lands of North Mayo, 6000 years of historically importance was uncovered, sacred tombs, mysterious standing stones and field walls to name a few.
Thanks to the efforts of the local community in Moygownagh, Blanemore Forest Archaeological Walk is open to the public. Take a deep breath , inhale the history and see the sites of where your ancestors once walked. Don’t just experience Mayo North – be a part of it!
Trail grading level: moderate (walking) as per irishtrails.ie guidelines – on wooden boardwalk, gravel paths – see maps.
Display signs and pathways provided.
****NOTE THAT YOU ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS IS A COILLTE OWNED, WORKING WOODLAND FOR TIMBER HARVEST AND DILIGENT ATTENTION TO HAZARDOUS TERRAIN IS ESSENTIAL.
For more information please visit Blanemore and download the mobile app that will guide you around the forest walk! And see below for a detailed guide video.