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.
They provide a pocket map with two loops and I would recommend doing the longer one as it really doesn't take all day. You could do it all in an hour and a half at a leisurely pace. - Tullynally
The gorgeous gardens are also just idyllic with the life size whitewashed stations of the cross set among the trees, lawns and bubbling stream. It has a meditation garden too with some lovely art and sculpture. - Multyfarnham Friary
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
Gardens were beautifully kept. The church was old with lots of modern stained glass and other touches. Built of a dark stone and clearly a much loved and working church. - Multyfarnham Friary