Wexford Walking Trails together with Barntown Heritage Group, Wexford Country Council, Healthy Wexford and the Irish Farmer’s Association invite you to join us for our April ‘Country Connects’ walk along the scenic and historic Carrickfoyle & Three Rocks Trails. Explore the natural beauty of Forth Mountain and hear about the interesting history of the area. Bring family and friends along and enjoy a walk at you own pace. This month’s trail is graded as moderate but a good level of fitness is required and walkers should wear suitable clothing, strong walking footwear and bring snacks/drinks.  The walk will be guided by local stewards. Café and toilet facilities available in the Carrigfoyle Car Park.

Where Carrigfoyle, Barntown
Date and Time
Sunday 28th April 2024
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meeting At Trailhead in Carrickfoyle Activity Car Park.
Sat Nav 52.324, -6.544
Trail  Three Rocks Trail
Distance Approx 9km loop back to Carrigfoyle Car Park
Category Moderate
Duration 2 hours approx
Path alongside river at Brownscastle Woods near Taghmon
Drooping Rock
Blackwater Forest Trail Map

The return walk will combine the Carrickfoyle and Three Rocks Trails, heading towards Drooping Rock, Raven Rock, Furlong’s Homestead and Skeater Rock, with spectacular views of the South Wexford Coast (on a clear day).  You will enjoy breath-taking scenery, biodiversity and stories of bravery.  Three Rocks Trail heads you along part of the route traversed by the Wexford men during the 1798 Rebellion in  Wexford while you are immersed in scenic beauty.  A little adventure goes a long way!!


  • A moderate level of fitness is required.
  • Wear suitable clothing and comfortable footwear suitable for walking outdoors.
  • Bring water and a snack with you.


A project funded by Creative Ireland Wexford

A professional photographer will accompany us on our walk and will provide hints and tips for capturing nature photographs on your camera phone.  Learn a creative skill while enjoying the great outdoors!

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