St Catherine's Park, Kildare

Difficulty: Easy. Time: 50 minutes. Distance: 4km. Equipment: Runners. Families: The woodland trail is not suitable for buggies. Rating: 3.5 stars. On a cold wet Sunday we decided to take on a straightforward park walk and St Catherine's park fit the bill. It was a very enjoyable walk meandering between the trees and then alongside … Continue reading St Catherine's Park, Kildare

Glen of the Downs Loop

Location: Co. Wicklow. Difficulty: Easy. Time: 1 hour 30 minutes. Distance: 6km. Equipment: Doable in runners but the ground is muddy and slippy in places so hiking boots would be preferable. Rating: 3.5 stars. Reference: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/ireland/county-wicklow/glen-of-the-downs-loop We were blessed with another clear Winter's day so we decided to take on the scenic Glen of the … Continue reading Glen of the Downs Loop

Donadea Forest Park, Kildare

Difficulty: Easy. Time: 1 hour 15 minutes. Distance: 6km. Equipment: Runners. Families: Suitable for buggies. Rating: 4 stars. Reference: https://www.coillte.ie/site/donadea-forest-park/ This is the time of year for a forest walk, when the autumn colours are at their finest. With this in mind we decided to take a trip to Kildare to visit Donadea Forest Park. … Continue reading Donadea Forest Park, Kildare

National Botanic Gardens and Glasnevin Cemetery

Location: Dublin. Difficulty: Easy. Time: 2 hours. Distance: 5km. Equipment: Runners. Families: Buggy friendly. Rating: 5 stars. This is more of a meander than a walk. There is so much to take in as you make your way around the interconnected tracks. We started in the National Botanic Gardens. We parked in the carpark as … Continue reading National Botanic Gardens and Glasnevin Cemetery