Sligo's secret walk… it takes less than 2 hours!

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Publiée par Independent.ie Travel sur Dimanche 1 juillet 2018

Union Wood was formerly part of the Cooper Estate and is now managed by Coillte. A forest area teeming with wildlife and biodiversity with incredible views from the top of Union Rock over Ballisodare and Sligo

An area of old Oak woodland is fenced off from deer the adjoining trail links into the Sligo way and has some lovely views of Knocknarea (supposed burial place of Queen Maedbh of Connacht), the Ox mountain range of West Sligo and the landscape of Sligo/Leitrim to the east.

8 kms south of Sligo Town on the R284.

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Visitors Facilities on site


Picnic site

Walking trails

There is an additional picnic area at Ballygawley Lough one Km from the trailhead.

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