Bessbrook and Camlough Heritage BrochureThe Camlough and Bessbrook heritage trails project is implemented through The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership Scheme. The LPS is part of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s programme to conserve and enhance some of the region’s most treasured landscapes. The LPS runs from September 2015 until August 2018.
The total budget for this project is £119,750
This project aims to establish a network of trails to interpret the rich landscape heritage of the Ring of Gullion and to provide high quality interpretation on trails; improving the visitor experience in the area and better informing locals of their history. This project aims to create a path along the river from Camlough to Bessbrook; Place artwork in the two villages to interpret the shared industrial heritage; Erect interpretation along the Camlough village trail along with a self-guided brochure; Provide a brochure to take the user along the edges of Camlough Lake by boat. Each stop on the boat trail will interpret the rich landscape heritage of the area; Acquire boats for a group of ten people, a mix of single and double sit-on-top kayaks and all associated safety equipment; Provide a safe and secure location to store the boats and provide an efficient easy to use booking system.
To view the full project plan please download the Ring of Gullion Landscape Conservation Action Plan below.