Buggy-friendly walks Cork – Ballyannan Woods

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Ballyannan Woods Walkway, Midleton

Another guest post from Theresa of Eat.Play.Love. who has found a number of ideal spots in Cork suitable for buggies and small wheels. Here’s the first of many with the rest to follow over the coming weeks…

Ballyannan Woods Walkway, Midleton

There is a lovely safe walkway off the road where kids can walk or ride their scooters and bikes and great for buggies.  It has a car-park off Bailick Road and if you are feeling energetic it loops around into Midleton town or into Ballyannan Woods. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Monaghan – Lough Muckno Forest Park


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A fantastic place to visit whether you live close by or are visiting the area. As Monaghan’s largest lake, Lough Muckno is very impressive. Coillte have done a wonderful job here, utilizing this facility to it’s maximum. It was a hive of activity on our visit, meeting fellow buggy pushers, cyclists, anglers, walkers and plenty of families hanging out in the very cool playground. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks – Waterford Greenway: Durrow to Clonea

Waterford Greenway 2I am so excited to share this walk with you. Not only has it been road tested by the lovely Theresa of Eat.Play.Love but it’s definitely one of those places in Ireland we all should put on our to-explore-list. A huge thank you to Theresa for all the photos & details. There are more wonderful posts by Theresa to follow here but please check out her super work on any of the links on this post and follow her on FB @EatPlayLoveCork.

Míle buíochas Theresa 🙂

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Buggy-friendly walks Meath – Balrath Woods

Accessible walk this way

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Delighted to share another guest post. This time from Sarah Sweeney a lovely Mama who contacted me on the @buggywalksire Facebook page. Details of the walk and photos were provided by Sarah. Go raibh míle maith agat!

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Buggy friendly walks Sligo – Slish Wood

A woody walk for wheels


This little gem of a forest is nestled between the Ox Mountains and the southern shore of Lough Gill. While the main part of it is deemed strenuous and steep, we explored the base of the route which runs alongside the river.
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Buggy friendly walks Cork – Kinsale

Nothing Scilly about this walk!


A guest post from the lovely Ruth of @corkfamilywalks:

This walk in Kinsale is the best! Starts opposite The Spaniard (signposted Scilly walk) and finishes up at The Bullman. Just sayin… All buggy friendly, last bit is on road but you can turn back before that.

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Buggy friendly walks Meath – Slane

The not so Little Wood


On a visit to Slane recently we were directed to this walk by a local Mama whom we met in the playground. Littlewood Forest is located off the Collon Road in Slane, just before Slane Castle. There is free car parking & a map outlining the route.
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Buggy friendly walks Meath – Navan

Blackwater Park – Riverside Loop


As parks go Blackwater Park is very new having only opened in June 2015. A very buggy-friendly & accessible 1.5km tarmac track circles the park which includes an enclosed playground and playing pitches. There is ample free parking on site. This is a great asset to the town of Navan and well worth a visit if you’re in the area.

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Buggy friendly walks Louth – Drogheda

Boardwalk along the Boyne


It took us a while to discover St. Dominic’s Park but we were pleasantly surprised. The facilities include; an enclosed playground which boasts a fabulous swing for wheelchairs; free parking; a spacious, wide & very buggyfriendly boardwalk and some parkland too intersected by tarmac paths.  Continue reading

Guest Feature – @iamlauriem

Walk – Day 7 – #bwiactiveoutdoors


What better way to mark Day 7 (walk) of our photo challenge with a guest feature from Laurie of www.iamlauriem.com. As a parent who shares a love for the outdoors like ourselves, Laurie has written a beautiful and witty piece all about walking. She captured everything that walking means to me and makes some wonderful points how it such a big part of our lives (sometimes without us even realising). Once our little ones take their first steps, it’s such a milestone and one we anticipate with great excitement (hence the above photo is of our little munchkins hand-in-hand).

So please sit back, enjoy and continue reading below all about the joys and wonder of walking. If it resonates with you as much as it did with me you’ll be grabbing those boots/shoes/runners and heading out for a walk with a whole new appreciation for it. A great big thank you to Laurie for sharing with us all.

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