Family-friendly walks Carlow – Altamont Gardens

  • Location: Altamont Gardens, between Ballon and Tullow on the N80
  • Path: Great selection of Woodland paths. The Path around the lake is only suitable for a buggy approx 1-2km long. The longer path down to the river is not suitable for a buggy.
  • Parking: Parking €2 for the whole day but fills quickly on weekends. 
  • Facilities: Coffee shop, toilets, water fountains and garden centre sales. Seating scattered throughout the walk, Picnic Benches, Drinking Water Fountain
  • Features: 40 Acres of gardens and woodland walks, lakes filled with wildlife. Peacocks randomly walking the lawns. There is a big tree in the middle of the lawn where children love to climb into the middle of the tree and its a nice place to have a picnic under it.

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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 – Belclare

KNOCKMA WOODS

Knockma Woods 5

 

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 Kerry – Listowel

Town Park and the Gardens of Europe

Listowel Town Park 1

Location: Listowel town, Co. Kerry

Path:  Tarmac, mainly flat, looped (in the town park), tarmac and gravel (the Gardens of Europe) Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Donegal – Glenveagh National Park

BIKING AROUND

Glenveagh National Park 4

Location: Glenveagh National Park,  Co. Donegal. (Directions here)

Path:  Path to the castle – this is a 4km gravel path, hilly in places. There is limited shelter along this path.  Continue reading