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Walking in the Ring of Gullion

The Ring of Gullion offers walking routes to suit every ability from the novice/pleasure walker to the most experienced of hikers.

Walking in the Ring of Gullion

Self-guided geology routes

Downloadable self-guided route for Slieve Gullion and Cam lough.

Start on Slieve Gullion and explore the once molten rock that cooled in layers below the surface of the earth and has since been exposed by time and ice. Then travel to the ribbon lake of Cam Lough where a glacier once gouged a deep channel along a geological fault.

Downloadable self-guided walking route for Bloody Bridge, Mournes.

Explore the change in rocks from the 430 million year old beds of sandstone and mudstone at the shore to the young 57 million year old granites in the Mourne Mountains as you walk through a river valley created by ice.

Downloadable self-guided geology walking route from Carlingford to Slieve Foye.

No previous knowledge of geology required, just a love of the outdoors and a natural curiosity for the world around you.

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Crossmaglen Community Centre,
O’Fiaich Square,
BT35 9AA.

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