Beara Breifne Way

Client: Failte Ireland

The Challenge

To undertake a technical trail audit, Trail Design, wayfinding and orientation strategies, interpretation framework and provision of environmental services for the Beara Breifne Way.

The Beara Breifne Way is a 700km long distance walking trail stretching from Dursey Sound in Co. Cork to Blacklion in Co. Cavan. The Beara Breifne Way is a unique grass-roots community-led initiative and is the largest community-based project undertaken in Ireland.

The Role

Outscape is leading a multi-disciplinary team to:

  • To conduct a technical Trail Audit to include detailed trail design and build specifications;
  • To develop an Interpretation Framework and Branding Strategy to bring the trail and its rich history and heritage to life
  • To develop Wayfinding and Orientation Strategies for the trail
  • To carry out Built Heritage Studies
  • To provide Environmental Services that help realise the above


Project Partners

Outscape will be supported by the following team members:

  • The Paul Hogarth Company
  • Tandem Design
  • Doran Consulting
  • Braniff Associates
  • Consarc Design Group
  • Woodrow Sustainable Solutions