Siúl Ladhrú

Blackwater to the Unyoke

Blackwater Bridge Siúl Ladhrú

Very few trails can boast such a combination of Heritage and points of interest as Siúl Ladhrú.  From a three hundred year old ‘Evergreen Oak’ ancient ‘Mass path’, beautiful church, not to mention walking in the footsteps of the mystical Ladhrú. Wander at your leisure by green pastures serene lakes through Wexford’s famous ‘Came and Kettle’ country.

Don’t Miss

1. St. Brigid’s Church. The beautiful Carolina Pine ceiling in St. Brigid’s Church was made by a local craftsman, James Shipley (1850 -1926). It was erected in 1899. Other examples of Shipley’s work include the Bishop’s Chair and the Stations of the Cross in the Church.
2. Killila Graveyard
3. Sinnott’s Corn Mill
4. Cros Ladhrú
5. Kame & Kettle Landscape
6. Ancient Mass Path
7. Site of Thirteen Evictions
8. Móinín Buí Burial Ground
9. Site of 1886 Eviction

Other Points of Note

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Picnic Area:

Public Toilets:

Dogs Allowed: Yes


Useful Information

Location Information

Trailhead: Bridge of Blackwater

Sat Nav:
Blackwater(Start): 52.446963, -6.347598
Unyoke (End):  52.453828, -6.400762

OSI Discovery Map Series: 69

Grid Reference:  T 086 348



Trail Information

Distance:  7.4 kilometres


Walking time:  1.5 hours

Waymarking: Purple

Grade: Moderate

Format: Linear



Start/Finish: Bridge of Blackwater / The Trading Post Car and Caravan Park in the Unyoke

Equipment Recommended: No special equipment required


Siúl Ladhrú Map

Getting Here

Directions From Wexford town: