ROUTE: Moynalvey to Donadea Forest Park

  • Total Distance (approx):  WALKING ROUTE (13 miles, 22km) with two generous stops to rest en route.
  • Terrain: Paved: Minor roads (L-roads), sometimes on pavement on more major routes.
  • Start: Moynalvey ( Start Fagin’s Pub, Moynalvey following a lift from Tara Accommodation)
  • Accommodation:  Donadea Forest Park

Joan McGearty’s B&B, Donadea Forest Park

Gallery

Route

Directions

At Fagan’s Pub entrance walk left past the Church (righthand side) to a crossroads. Cross & continue straight to the L6215. Continue straight on this road following the signs for KILCOCK.  At the KILCOCK 5km sign turn right.

We’ll stop at Brigid’s well on our right hand side at Bridestream near Brigidswell Stud approx 3 km from KILCOCK.

Entering KILCOCK we can buy our lunch & walk past Gregory’s Tavern to School St & the canal where we can sit & eat before leaving Kilcock.

Walk  over the bridge & turn immediately left (under the  canal bridge ) into  Connaught street. Walk along this road past houses , the railway line and the canal  is on your left hand  side. Keep walking for 1.5miles past the right hand turn at the 80km  sign .  Turn right at the sign for  Clonfert Pet farm  on the left.  Continue on this road  for  4.5miles ignore all turns  until you come to a main road   signed for  Maynooth 6km. Here you turn right  towards Donadea  Forest Park and  continue  walking this road until you come to the  Kilcock – Clane road which  is  a very busy road  so caution is needed.  Cross this road on to the L1010   which is signed for  Donadea  Forest Park. Continue  along this road  until you arrive  at  Stop sign  beside sign  for  Knockally Golf Club Y junction where you  veer right.. Continue along this road until you arrive  at  entrance to Donadea Forest Park 2nd castellated gate. If early relax in Donadea Forest Park inside the gate until dinner.

 

Getting to the Statring Point

This is only possible by car.

Local Taxi Numbers

 

  • Kildare Cabs (Kildare) +353 45 530814 / 530815
  • Tully Cabs (Kildare) + 353 86 801 1676