ROUTE: Donadea Forest Park to Robertstown

Please use the information below as a guide as we continue to improve the route. We recommend using your own maps if walking independently. Please check travel details with the relevant transport providers. If you have a suggestion to improve the route information on this page, please contact us.

  • Total Distance (approx):  WALKING ROUTE (12.4 miles / 19km)
  • Terrain:
  • Start: Donadea Forest Park
  • End: Robertstown


Walking Route



WALKING ROUTE (12.4 miles 19km)

Leaving from the side gate turn left & walk straight on towards PROSPEROUS.

Continue straight through the crossroads (signed Millenium Maze, Timahoe & Donadea)

At the V junction stay to the left towards PROSPEROUS.

You will pass a section of the wonderful Bog of Allen with Bog cotton & local flowers.

At PROSPEROUS walk through the village & at the crossroads with Christy Keenan’s pub & Church continue straight through past the school. You will see a Callan’s Kitchens sign on your left, continue straight on.

Walk to the stripy gate at the Grand Canal Lock, turn right onto the canalbank.

Continue on this canal bank walking on the right side under a stone bridge. At the next stone bridge cross over & walk on the left hand side until you come to beautiful Robertstown. Relax at the canalside pub for a very welcome pint. Robertstown Holiday Cottages are through the village on the right hand side clearly marked.

ACCOMMODATION Robertstown Holiday Cottages Karen Ph: 045 870 870 & Setanta B&B Ph: 045 876 481.



We are working on creating maps and will put them here when they are available.

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Note that the accommodation that we use for the Brigid’s Way organised pilgrimage may differ from the B&Bs listed here and that the information is provided here for independent walkers. If you are coming on the organised pilgrimage we ask that you book accommodation through Brigid’s Way to help us with the logisitics and for the best rates.