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Explore our 500 acre estate
Presidents and poets, royalty and writers, actors and artists have chosen this place as a haven of rest, relaxation and inspiration, now you can follow in their footsteps – in the literal sense that is by discovering this 500 acre coastal paradise that is mapped into ten walking trails – made for you to explore!
This delightful track takes you from the water’s edge and through the woodlands – A short walk with the opportunity of a swim in the open sea.
30 mins/Mild Incline
Bessie was the faithful housekeeper to the Graves family which had a long association with Parknasilla – this is Bessies favourite walk.
50 mins /Mild Incline
A charming stroll through woodland with stretches of seashore and stream. This route commemorates Dr Graves, Bishop of Limerick, who spent many summers here at the Bishops house (the original Parknasilla).
1 Hour 10 mins/ Mild Incline
A truly delightful excursion that involves Island hopping and really gives a sensation of getting away from it all!
45 mins / Mild Incline
A wonderful scenic route best done clockwise to appreciate the superb 360 degree view of Kenmare River & Mountains.
1 hour 40mins / Moderate Incline
The Herons walk was added in 1999! A very much get away from it all walk. On a fine day bring a book and loiter at the tip of one of the islands.
1 hour 30 mins/Mild Incline
A short walk giving a good introduction to both seashore and woodlands. Keep your eyes peeled for an opportunity to see the seals in the open water!
This trail has been added in 2015 and incorporates woodland & shoreline. It skims around the beautiful Parknasilla Golf course incorporating the ruins of Derryquin Castle, the walled gardens and the magnificent 360-degree views over Kenmare Bay.
1 hour 20mins / Moderate Incline
The Fairy Community in Parknasilla Wood is flourishing. Their homes are not easy to find so take your time and you should find at least 20 Fairy Homes. Please pick up a Fairy Trail map from reception.
500 acres of spectacular landscape and scenery
Our Walking Trails
Walking is one of the most popular ways to immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery and landscape of Parknasilla and truly experience its individuality.
With ten mapped walks to help navigate 500 acres of lush vegetation and wildlife, the trails are suitable for any age or ability.
Discover the best of our neighbourhood by checking out our Estate Activities at Parknasilla.
CyclingThe perfect location for your cycling breakLearn More
GolfParknasilla golf course has spectacular views of the AtlanticLearn More
TennisEnjoy a game of tennis on all weather courtsLearn More
Swimming PoolEnjoy our wonderful heated swimming pool with enthralling viewsLearn More
Outdoor Hot TubsRefresh your senses on the edge of Kenmare BayLearn More
ArcheryA perfect way to pass an afternoonLearn More
GymA modern and suitable gym for everyoneLearn More
Seawater Vitality PoolAn ideal place to relax and enjoy the spectacular viewsLearn More
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