With rolling fields, magical forests, crystal clear lakes and beautiful gardens - North Westmeath is an ideal place to reconnect your soul with nature.
Experience the magic of the medieval abbey at Fore. Follow a woodland trail and discover further treasures hidden in the Irish countryside.
The crystal clear waters of Lough Lene are the perfect habitat for all kinds of wildlife.
Walk through the grounds of a working priory and see a life-size recreation of the stations of the cross, before spending some time in the meditation garden.
Take a gentle stroll through the largest planted beech forest in Ireland.
Wander through acres of beautifully maintained gardens and park-lands.
Much bigger lake than I had expected and there are good facilities there - big tarmacadam car park, toilets, changing rooms and benches around the lake. Lovely scenery too. Worth a trip. - Lough Lene
Steeped in history, the Franciscan Friars have been here for 750 years. The restored abbey is beautiful in its simplicity. The gardens are wonderful and tranquil. - Multyfarnham Friary
A gem off the beaten track, well worth a visit for a walk around the gardens. Also the connection with the Myth of the Children of Lir as Tullynally translates as the Hill of the Swans. - Tullynally
There is a lovely 3.5km walk from the abbey ruins, taking you past woodland and fields and which brings you back to the village. - Fore