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    Whyte Estate Boundary Trail

    Difficulty
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    Easy
    Duration
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    1-1.5h
    Distance
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    2.9 km
    Elevation
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    147 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Whyte Estate Boundary Trail is a short adventure in Loughbrickland, Northern Ireland that will see you traverse the grounds of an estate that contains several historical sites. While out on the trail, you will make your way through charming woodlands and open fields to pass by the ruins of Johnston’s Fort and the Coolnacran Ringfort. This is a great walk for anyone that enjoys nature and local history.

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    Route Description for Whyte Estate Boundary Trail

    If you’ve been looking for a short adventure that features some interesting historical sites, then look no further than the Whyte Estate Boundary Trail. This route contains the remnants of two ringforts that date back over 1000 years and the estate was also utilized to house soldiers during the Second World War. For such a short route, it sure is packed with plenty of local history!

    Setting out from the trailhead, you will make your way to the northeast and follow the forested path as it runs parallel to Old Newry Road, passing by the ruins of the Coolnacran Ringfort deeper into the tree cover on your left. After reaching the northeastern corner of the route, you will turn left and cut across the open field to pass by Johnston’s Ringfort and meet up with Coolnacran Road. Follow this to the southwest in order to complete the loop around the estate and arrive back at the trailhead.

    Getting to the Whyte Estate Boundary Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Whyte Estate Boundary Trail can be found in the village of Loughbrickland, at the corner of Scarva Street and Old Newry Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      Year-Round

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Circuit

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