- Name Slieve Bloom Way
- Length of trail 84 km, 52 miles
- Length in days 4 days
- Start of trail Glenbarrow
- End of trail Glenbarrow
- Traildino grading MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail
- Hut tour grading T1, Walk
Slieve Bloom Way, Glenbarrow - Glenbarrow, 84 km, 4 days
The Slieve Bloom Mountains rise as a solitary bump from the flat interior of Ireland, about 500 m high. The slopes are planted with conifers. So if you dislike plantations, this is not your walk. If you do like the smell of resin and the cold whispering of the wind in the treetops, this is your walk.
The trail encircles the mountain group, crossing some foothills, but mainly staying in the forest and following forest roads. When trees give way, the vistas are pretty.
On route, only Kinnity offers accommodation.