Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Loughrea


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Loughrea Lake is a fantastic place to visit with your family, young and old. The walkway is very accessible and buggy-friendly with beautiful views over the lake. The wow factor(s) for the smallies were the 3 playgrounds (yes that’s right – 3) catering to all ages. As if that wasn’t enough there is also a skateboard park, free car park, picnic facilities, outdoor gym equipment and a large green area. Enough said!

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Buggy-friendly walks Tipperary – Glengarra Forest Recreational Area


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A big thank you to @corkfamilywalks for tagging us on FB about this walk in Tipperary. All credit to her and Sinead Chadwick for details and photos…

Here’s another walk from Sinead Chadwick, she managed to get a bit further along than we did Glengarra Wood…..It’s Co. Tipperary (15km south of Cahir) but juuuusst on the border! Here’s her review:

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Buggy-friendly walks Cork – Rochestown


Blackrock Castle


There is no shortage of buggy friendly walks in Cork and thanks to the fabulous Theresa of Eat.Play.Love. we’re adding them all to the database. Roll it there Theresa…

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Buggy-friendly walks Galway – An Spidéal


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Our first official family day out in Galway brought us to the scenic village of Spiddal which lies on the shores of Galway Bay and on the eastern side of the Connemara region. We thoroughly enjoyed our stroll along the wheel-friendly promenade with the options to climb rocks and balance along small walls.

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Buggy-friendly walks Cork – Castlemartyr

Baile Na Matra

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Another shout out to Theresa from Eat.Play.Love. for sharing another great Cork walk. All credit to her…

This is a great walk around in a loop.  It is accessible just beyond the Castlemartyr resort entrance.  Beautiful scenery,the track is rough terrain with a double buggy but it can be done!

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Buggy-friendly walks Clare – Ballyvaughan


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This stroll is short and sweet but can be extended if you walk in from Ballyvaughan village. Ample parking is provided along the sea front though no doubt it’s a busy spot during peak times. Needless to say a lot of care is need along the pier itself especially with active toddlers. The infamous Monks’ pub sits opposite the pier so the ideal spot for a cuppa to soak in the stunning scenery. Walk this way for more walks in Clare.

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Buggy-friendly walks Galway – The Burren Nature Sanctuary


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The perfect place to spend a morning, afternoon or all day if time allows! Located just outside the idyllic village of Kinvara, there is so much on offer at the Burren Nature Sanctuary and all in a very open and accessible space. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Clare – The Flaggy Shore

“So that the ocean on one side is wild
With foam and glitter, and inland among stones”

(Séamus Heaney)

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The Flaggy Shore – Geosite  is  a half a mile of coastline that stretches from New Quay to Finavarra with a panoramic view of Galway Bay. While there are no facilities other than a make-shift car parking area, this walk is a must if you are visiting the area. It’s beauty and wilderness inspired our very own Séamus Heaney  who’s poem ‘Postcript’ details a visit he made there. A magical find in the banner county with a tarmac path along the coast making it very accessible indeed. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Cork – Rostellan to Whitegate

We have been very quiet of late with other projects on the go and preparing for a move to the west. However I am delighted to share another great walk in Cork from Theresa of Eat.Play.Love Take it away Theresa…

The People_s Path, Rostellan to Whitegate

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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