Freshford Loop | Kilkenny Tourism

Freshford Loop


Trailhead - Village Green, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny
Services - Freshford
Dist/Time - 8km / 2hr - 2.5hrs
High/Ascent - 160m / 100m
Difficulty - Moderate
Terrain - Riverbank, woodland track, laneways
To Suit - All levels of fitness
Minimum Gear - Walking boots, rain gear, fluids and mobile phone
Grid Ref. - OS Sheet 60 S407 647

Freshford Loop Walking Trail Kilkenny

Leave Kilkenny City on the Freshford Road (R693), pass straight through the roundabout at St. Luke’s Hospital and continue straight along this road for 12km until you reach Freshford village. The green is straight in front of you as you enter the village. The trailhead mapboard is situated on the green.

For more information and bigger image, see page 10 and 11 of Trails brochure: Walking, Cycling, Food and Craft Trails in Kilkenny (12mb PDF)

Walking, Cycling, Food and Craft Trails in Kilkenny