Graiguenamanagh to St Mullins
The walk from Graiguenamanagh to St Mullins is an easy 7km River and canal side walk along the Barrow. It is a very scenic walk offering excellent views of Brandon hill and the countryside. Bird watching, fishing, canoeing and kayaking are very popular here.
St Mullins named after St. Moling who established a foundation here back in the seventh century. He was known for performing many miracles, and curing many diseases. St Mullins became known as a spiritual centre as people came here for a cure from the Blessed Well during The Great Plague. It is an ancient ecclesiastical site that has the remains of a round tower and a Norman motte. The graves of united Irishmen from 1798 are marked here.
The Borris viaduct walk takes in the 16-arch viaduct, in Borris village. The railway line is the old Great Southern and Western
Railway Line that ran between Bagenalstown and Palace East in County
Wexford. It ran from 1858 up until 1947. The
Borris Viaduct Walk offers a leisurely stroll along the spectacular
sixteen arch viaduct with beautiful views to the Blackstairs
Mountains and Mount Leinster.
|Time||5 Hours “including stop for a snack/coffee”|
|Price||€35 Per Adult €10 Per Child “up to 18 years of old”|
|Included||Transport and Guided Walk.|
|Group Booking||Group discount available|
Contact us for more information.
|Dist/Time||7km / 3hrs|
|Terrain||Minor roadways and riverside paths|
|To Suit||All walkers|
|Minimum Gear||Hiking boots, rain gear, fluids, snacks|
We will pick you up from your accommodation in Kilkenny city or from a predetermined meeting point. Travel to our starting point in Graiguenamanagh which normally takes twenty five minutes. We walk from Graiguenamanagh to St Mullins along the river Barrow taking in the scenery along the way. We take a break in St Mullins then drive to Borris and for a light snack and a stroll over the viaduct. We will then drop you back to your accommodation or meeting point.
To book the Graiguenamanagh to St Mullins river walk check out our calendar for availability on scheduled walks and click the Book Now button below. Or contact us directly to book the walk at a time that suits you.