Newcastle Woods – Explore Longford

What Is Newcastle Woods

Newcastle woods is a forest and set of walking tracks in the heart of County Longford. A vast majority of the forest runs along the perimeter of the popular Center Parcs.

You can see along the walk your see old ruins, dense forest, rivers, bridges, picnic areas and the stunning manor house of Newcastle House.

There is 28 km of walkway through the forest on this whooping 325 hectare site.

Where is Newcastle Woods

Located just 5 minutes from the outskirts of Ballymahon in the County of Longford. Only 15 minutes from the Roscommon border.

How to get there

The easiest way to find these Woods are by using Google Maps to plan your route.


Its a free to use site

Opening Hours

It’s always open its not gated..

Grab a coffee

Great coffee, sweet treats and some great boutique gifts make this Ballymahon central the perfect stop for pre or post woods adventures, or both.

Finer Details


4 Newcastle Road, Cloonkeen, Co. Longford


The Woods website


085 218 7663


Other things to do in Longford

  • Center Parcs
  • Caseys Bogwood Sculptures
  • Commons Woodland Trail
  • Edgeworth Literary Trail

By Chalk and Cheese Travels

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