Cuilcagh Mountain (Stairway to Heaven)

Nicknamed the ‘stairway to heaven,’ the boardwalk opened in 2015 with an aim of conserving pristine blanket bog and restoring damaged peatland that had been eroded by people walking through it.
 
The route meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing over farm tracks, boardwalk and mountain path.
 
A steep climb is required to reach the 666 metre summit of Cuilcagh Mountain. Marked blue on the attached map.
 
The route is linear and is 7.5 miles in length, there and back. The Cuilcagh Way is part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.
 
(Credit: Discover Northern Ireland)
 

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