Community Walks

Operation Transformation National Walk Day Meath

Meath Local Sports Partnership are holding a county walk for all ages and abilites to kick start of the new year coinciding with RTE Operation Transformation. This is a great way for all to start or get back into walking for the new year.

Date: Sunday 16th January 

Location: Blackwater Park, Navan

Participants will have an opportunity to choose from 3 distances. Walk leader will support walks at following start times:

  • 10am – 5km
  • 10.20am – 3.2km
  • 10.40am – 1.5km

To register, please see https://eventmaster.ie/event/obyxCk3tLm


Operation Transformation Funding for GAA Clubs

By way of acknowledging GAA clubs in Meath who have signed up to the Ireland Lights Up (ILU) campaign 2022, Meath LSP is providing small financial support to deflect some of the costs of operating flood lights over the 6 weeks of the campaign.

*Download Funding Guidelines & Application Form below:

See full list of participating GAA clubs in Meath as part of Ireland Lights Up campaign in table below. These clubs will provide weekly walks for their community. Find a walk near you!

*Please note this table will be updated regularly.

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Walking Routes in Meath

Walking Routes Location Start Point  GPS Route Terrain Parking  Accessibility
Blackwater Park Navan Car Park 53.662446307358046, -6.695223714184262 Looped route,
1.4km
Flat, tarmac Yes Wheel chair and buggy accessible 
Deer Park Carlanstown, Kells Deerpark  53.765204381355, -6.836384208240299 Looped route, 1.5km Gravel Yes
Kells Walkway  Kells Kells Fairgreen 53.72911136515589, -6.881204772838254 Looped Route, 3.2km Public footpath/ Walkway  Yes opposite suprvalu 
Porch Fields  Trim Car Park beside Trim Castle 53.555351, -6.789603 4.4 km looped route  Gravel Town parking No
Canal Walk

Enfield Enfield Part of Royal Canal way 4km looped route Gravel Town parking
Hill of Tara  Hill of Tara Gate going into hill of tara 53.58186014921773, -6.609976803994748 4km, looped grass route Grass / Can be slippy  parking beside Maguires No
Bettystown Beach Bettystown Enter @Pat`s shop 53.700415582522055, -6.244526650341337 Linear / choose own distance Sand Parking beside pats shop  No
Nobber Walkway  Nobber O Carolan College or Caseys Forge  53.81738693531895, -6.741865426909923 3.4km, looped route Tarmac / Gravel  Village parking  No
Boyne Ramparts Walk    Navan Navan/Stackallen Ramparts 53.65350325616534, -6.677327030512383 2.5km looped route (Navan); 8km linear walk to Stackallen; Compacted, Gravel Paid parking Navan (Kenstown rd); limited parking @Stackallen bridge No
Balrath Woods    Navan Follow the path from the main entrance into the woods until you see a sign for these pathways. 53.617895758083826, -6.507885830513747 2km distance / 3 looped walks Tarmac path & wooded area Free parking No
Mullaghmeen Forest No Oldcastle Mullaghmeen Forest Carpark 53.7488691, -7.2731651 8 km / Looped Path / Forrest track Yes No
Lough Crew Hill Walks Loughcrew, Oldcastle Loughcrew Cairns 53.7447250845552, -7.112144459344587 3-4km / Hillwalk Grass / Can be slippy  Yes  No
Girley Bog Eco Walk    Drewstown, Kells Forrest Entrance 53.685673699972405, -6.947658378845316 6km eco walk / 1.5km looped walk Bog road / forrest Yes  No
Boyne Green Way  Oldbridge to Drogheda Dominic’s Park 53.715597089330366, -6.361586388181341 1.9km Linear  Path  Town parking  Wheelchair and buggy accessible
Castletown KP Castletown 3.4km looped route, Flat route/ gravel/path Parking in village no
Kentstown public park   Kentstown, Navan Kenstown Car park  53.62965179611232, -6.532874999896035 .8km looped walk around all weather pitch Flat / path  Free parking Wheelchair and buggy accessible
Jamestown bog Bohermeen  53.64149941050571, -6.8100145410153 5km looped gravel uneven in places Limited parking at entance No
Spire of llyod 
 
Kells Spire of Lloyd 3km uneven, grass, farmland Parking at the spire No
Enfeild – Longwood Canal Walkway Enfiled – Longwood Located in the southern end of the Boyne Valley 53.46817746587926, -6.978521286497246 10km, Linear  uneven, grass, farmland Parking at Canal Bridge Longwood  No
Littlewoods Forest Slane Car Park  2km looped forest walk, uneven surfaces Yes No
Summerhill woods Summerhill Car Park  53.46769009252387, -6.719673188190732 3/4km, Linear Gravel track / forestland Parking at summerhill forest No
Slane Ramparts Slane Slane Bridge  53.70333592997951, -6.541832791461523 2.5km linear,  Grave towpath Public parking slane bridge
Bellewstown racecourse Bellewstown Bellewstown Racecourse Approx 2km looped,  Paved surface Yes
Navan RFC Navan  Pitch 1 Aprrox 800m & 1000m Path & grass  Yes