Walks and Parks

Walks in Meath

With so many walks in Meath to chose from, Loughcrew Megalithic Centre offers an ideal base for people to explore the Boyne Valley region.

Loughcrew

Cairn T with Cairn S in the foreground

Cairn T with Cairn S in the foreground

  • Distance: 3-4km
  • Type: Hill, grassy walk
  • Climb: Moderate
  • Time: 1-1.25 Hours
  • Advantages: Breaktaking views from the top

Kells

Celtic Crosses at Kells

Celtic Crosses at Kells

  • Distance: 2-3km (Add walk to Spire of Lloyd for another 4 kms)
  • Type: Looped Town Walk
  • Climb: Generally flat except hill to Colmcille's Cell
  • Time: 40 Minutes (Without stopping at Monuments)
  • Advantages: Get a tour with Lucy for an entertaining and engaging walk.

Girley Eco Bog Walk

Girley Bog

Flora and Fauna on Girley Bog

  • Distance: 5.6km
  • Type: Bog, uneven and walking boots are recommended
  • Climb: Flat
  • Time: 1.25-1.5 Hours
  • Advantages: Close to nature

Navan Ramparts Walk

navan walk

River Boyne near Navan

  • Distance: 8km (16km Return Walk)
  • Type: Walk along the river and canal from Stackallen to Navan town
  • Climb: Flat
  • Time: 1.5-3 Hours
  • Advantages: Along the River Boyne

Trim Castle Walk

Trim Castle

Trim CastleĀ 

  • Distance: Short
  • Type: Grass, maybe muddy in wet conditions
  • Climb: Generally flat
  • Time: 30mins
  • Advantages: View of Trim Castle and interpretative panels

 

Walks in Westmeath

Mullaghmeen

Mullaghmeen

Mullaghmeen Forest

  • Distance: 1.5km, 4km or 8km
  • Type: Forest walk on forest trails and gravel paths.
  • Climb: Steep hills
  • Time: Various
  • Advantages: Largest beech forest in which to lose yourself in nature (but not lose your way)

 

Walking Tours

Loughcrew Megalithic Centre - Walking Tours

A journey through history

Heritage Walk August 2015

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