Walking: Mullingar / Royal Canal
Head into Mullingar and enjoy a relaxing walk of less than eight kilometers along the banks of the Royal Canal and through the hinterlands of historic Mullingar. After your days rambling try out one of the many local eateries.
The Westmeath Way is a 33km-long low-level linear walking route from the town of Kilbeggan, famous for its whiskey distilling and horse racing, to the town of Mullingar, the administrative centre of the county.
Grade: Easy | Length: 33.00 km
Royal Canal Way
The Royal Canal Way currently follows grassy towpaths, gravel and sometimes tarmac canal-side roads from the Dublin suburb of Ashtown 105 kilometres to the village of Abbeyshrule in County Longford.
Grade: Easy | Length: 79.00 km
Mullingar Short Walks
A short, relaxing walk of less than three kilometers along the banks of the Royal Canal and through the centre of historic Mullingar.
Grade: Easy | Length: 2.8km
There are woodland walks so boring you think you'll scream if you see another wretched conifer; and then there are woodland walks like those in Mullaghmeen Forest up in the northernmost tip of Co Westmeath.