Durrow Abbey, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Part of an old woodland estate. Species remaining on site are Scots pine and Norway spruce and some birch and rowan. Other flora include rushes, grasses, bracken and meadowsweet. Fauna include pheasant, woodcock, grey squirrel and mink. The area is adjacent to Durrow Abbey estate which is the site of a 6th century monastery founded by Saint Colmcille.
Durrow Abbey FeaturesWalking Trails,
How do I get there?Travel on the N52 Tullamore/Kilbeggan road for 5km to Durrow cross roads. Turn left for 1 km and entrance is on the right. A second entrance can be got by continuing on this road, turn right at the next junction and continue for 1.5 km and the entrance is on the right.
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|Contact name:||Pat Brady|