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Blessington Greenway Walk

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Blessington Greenway Walk, Blessington

The Blessington Greenway walk links the historic town of Blessington with the Palladian mansion at Russborough House. The trail starts at Blessington and leads south along the shores of Blessington Lakes and through forest and natural woodland. The Greenway commences at Avon Ri Activity Centre at the southern end of the town and weaves its way along the shores, crosses an ancient medieval Ringfort, uses the footpath along part of the N81 before turning back into the forest at Burgage Moyle lane. It then crosses the Valleymount Road (R758) and makes its way to Russellstown Bay adjacent to Russborough House. Along the way you will have the opportunity to appreciate the magnificent scenery and wildlife in the area.

Grade:  Easy
Distance: 6.5 kms
Estimated time: 1.5 hrs
Total height climbed: 0
Terrain underfoot: Forest roads, boardwalk and tarmacadam footpath
Suitable for: Anyone with reasonable fitness
How to get to start point: The Greenway can be accessed from the N81 at either end by car or by Dublin Bus No. 65 to Blessington or Russborough. 1.5 hrs

GPS for start point: 53.161703,  -6.533786

Bus: www.buseireann.ie

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