15. (A) GOWLAN LOOPS

Distance 2.3km

MONEYGASHEL LOOP (RED)

Start & finish:

This short looped walk takes you through the adjacent townland of Moneygashel, which translated from Irish, means ‘scrubland of the cashel’. The highlight of the walk is the wonderfully preserved cashel itself, but there are numerous other sites to see along the way including evidence of the last Ice Age, abandoned farmsteads, megalithic tombs, and a sweathouse.

Terrain Minor road, farm track and open countryside

Grade Easy

Time 1 hour 30 mins

The Gowlan Looped Walks all branch off from the Cavan Way 01 . Part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, West Cavan is famous for stunning natural landscapes and cultural heritage. There are three looped walks in and around the townland of Gowlan.

GOWLAN LOOPS map
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