STAGE 1: Saturday Jan 13th– Carrick-on-Suir to Piltown (11km)
Check in Piltown 9.30-10am, bus to Carrick-on-Suir, walk to Piltown.
As you depart from Carrick-on-Suir, a vibrant town steeped in history, cross the first of the “Three Sisters”, the River Suir as you go from County Waterford into County Tipperary followed by another county boundary as a footbridge brings you across the Lingaun river into County Kilkenny . The route winds through rolling hills and verdant meadows, offering glimpses of the River Suir meandering through the valley below while embracing the tranquility of the countryside. The trail passes Tybroughney Castle before finishing in the quite village of Piltown, well known for its medieval castle.