Mote Park Heritage Walkway


Mote Park is a popular walking and amenity area for Roscommon town and surrounding areas.

   

Known for it 's forest setting which totals 650 acres and provide habitats for many species of wildlife, both common and rare, including the red squirrel and pine marten. There are numerous rest- places throughout the woods.  The forests add greatly to the unique character of the area and provide opportunities for many forms of outdoor pursuits including hiking, walking and animal bird-watching.

 

Two waymarked walking routes are located here:

 

  • Mote Park Heritage Walkway is a waymarked walk through Mote Park estate just outside Roscommon town. This is a 20km (approx) walk through open farmland, forest and hillside.
  • The Croften looped woodland trail is a shorter option for walkers.

 

An orienteering course is also located at Mote Park.

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Mote Park Interactive Heritage Tour

A Heritage Tour with a Difference! The Mote Park Interactive Heritage Tour is a guided tour of Mote Park, Roscommon, Ireland. 12 points of Heritage Interest are brought to life through stunning video footage and interviews with locals, historians and biodiversity experts. Highlights include locals recounting their memories of Mote Park House, close up footage of the Lion Gate, The Red Squirrel feeding project, the area's connection to St. Coman, a tour of the Mote Park House Cellar ruins and how the woodland in Mote Park is managed


Watch all 12 of the videos from the tour HERE.


Download the Brochure HERE

 

 

Location

 

Mote Park Heritage Walkway

Mote Pk
Roscommon Town

Co. Roscommon

Website

www.coillteoutdoors.ie/?id=53&rec_site=101

Contact

 

 Tel:+35390 6627361
            


What Others Thought...


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Can we bring in our dog to the park? Also can it be off the leash when no one is around?


do they allow horse riding around this park?




Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.