Pilgrim’s Path Sliabh Liag

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Cosán an Oilithrigh or Pilgrims Path at Sliabh Liag is a stunning 4km access route on to the plateau of Sliabh Liag. It follows the ancient path up a U-shape valley nestled between Leargadachtan Mountain and the sea cliffs at Shanbally, overlooking the small fishing village of Teelin. Up on top of Sliabh Liag is the early Christian monastic site of Aedh McBric's Church and Well. There are also the ruins of the monk’s stone dwellings (bee hive huts). This walk is a moderate walk with steep open cliffs.
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    County Donegal

    Distance 2.7 miles

    OS Map OSI Discovery series sheet no. 10

    Terrain Green road, rough track and open mountain with very steep cliffs!

    Nearest Town Carrick

    Route Shape Linear

    Grid Reference G577 780

    Route Type Coastal

    Route Description
    The route is marked with yellow paint on rocks and posts from path to plateau.
    Point of Interest
    Scenery, St. Bric’s Church & Well (ruins), Atlantic cliffs, OS Trig Point, Bird watching
    Public transport
    Limited Local Link connection to Carrick and privately run shuttle bus to Sliabh Liag by Haughey Coaches, Teelin
    Dog Policy
    Strictly on lead only
    Facilities
    Limited services in Teelin, full services in Carrick, Bank services Killybegs