Coordinates and signage
GPS coordinates:N 52 36 45.6 W 6 51 18.9 Please look out for our Blackstairs Ecotrails Road signs.
If you are traveling by train you can come from Waterford to Bagenalstown (Muine Bheag) or from Dublin to Bagenalstown. We can pick you up from the station. Log onto Irish Rail – www.irishrail.ie for an up -to- date timetable.
Coming from Dublin by car
Travel down the M9 and exit at Junction 6 -Bagenalstown. Take the road signposted for Borris.As you enter Borris turn left and continue through town and then turn left under the old arched railway bridge (L3006). Blackstairs Eco trails is situated on your left side amongst trees after 5.4Km (3 miles) approx Time from Bagenalstown to Killedmond via Borris approximately 25 minutes.
Coming from Borris
If you are coming to Killedmond from Borris take the L3006 at the bottom of the Town , under the old railway viaduct, for 5.4 kilometres. The Old Rectory is tucked away behind trees but you will see a sign for Blackstairs Eco Trails at our gate – just drive in!
Coming from Wexford direction
Follow the signs for Kiltealy. Take R702 from Kiltealy signposted Gowran for 4.3 kilometres. Then bear right on the L3001 to Rathanna. After 2.9 kilometres turn left to Rathanna – Blackstairs Ecotrails sign here. Pass through village of Rathanna and keep on main road for 2 kilometres. Entrance to Blackstairs Ecotrails on right hand side of road, marked by tall Blackstairs Shepherds Huts – Blackstairs Eco Centre sign..
Coming from New Ross
From New Ross, home of the Dunbrody and the Ross Tapestry, take the road signposted for Borris R 729
From Borris follow road to Killedmond L3006 (see directions above ).
We are approximately 30 minutes from New Ross