Outdoor Trails


Moore Abbey Woods - Count John McCormack Way



Wander on forest road around this fine broadleaf and conifer woodland of beech, ash, oak, Norway spruce and Douglas fir and you might see grey squirrel, badger, pheasant and numerous species of bird along the way. It is also home to a variety of wildflowers and butterflies, including the pearl-bordered fritillary.

Bluebells abound in spring and there are great views of Mooreabbey House, on the site of a 5th-century monastery, re-founded Cistercian before the abbey and manor were owned by Edward Moore, hence the name Mooreabbey, while the trail is named after the famous Irish tenor who lived here for a number of years. Two other trails start at this trailhead.

In association with Sport Ireland. 


Moore Abbey Woods - Count John McCormack Way
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