Family-friendly walks Westmeath – Hill of Uisneach

Location: Hill of Uisneach, Loughnavalley (located between Mullingar and Athlone on the R390)

Path:  NOT BUGGY FRIENDLY – Free guided tours (see website link above for more details) (hiking boots recommended)

Parking: Inside the gates Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Westmeath – Castlepollard

Location: Tullynally Castle Gardens, situated 1.5km just outside Castlepollard on the Granard Road R395

Path:  Variety of paths, parklands, forest walks

Parking: Car park on site Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Westmeath – Killare

Location: Killare, Ballinea (From Mullingar head southwest on the R 390 for about 18 Kilometres)

Path:  No path but a quiet country road

Parking: Beside the disused Uishneach Inn Pub Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Location: Glenlo Abbey Hotel, on N59 to Clifden, 4km from Galway City

Path: Gravel path (not really suitable for scooters), looped, hilly in places, beside golf course Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Athenry

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Location: Town Park, Athenry, Co. Galway

Path: Tarmac path and gravelpath – two small parks side-by-side with short loops, flat and accessible Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Knocknacarra

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Location: Cappagh Park, Cappagh Road, Knocknacarragh, Galway

Path: Tarmac path, gravel in places with some small inclines – note some of the paths can be quite narrow also. Access to Bearna Woods – woodland trails. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Belclare

KNOCKMA WOODS

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Location: Knockma Woods, Caherlistrane (5km from Tuam) Co. Galway

Path: Tarmac path from the entrance (500m approx), forest trail, steep incline and stoney path at the summit, looped walk (Highly recommend a sturdy buggy – this is a hillside walk) Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Donegal – Raphoe

OAKFIELD PARK

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Location: Oakfield Park, Raphoe, Co. Donegal (seasonal opening times)

Path:  The main roadways and many of the paths through gardens are accessible by wheelchair (as per website) Continue reading