Note! Walkers should note that at present there is no access over the privately owned land from Ladestown to Keoltown Wood. Walkers are advised to please refrain from walking this particular route, until further notice
Stretching some 33 kilometres (21 miles) in length from Kilbeggan to Mullingar, the Westmeath Way provides a wonderful walking experience that includes scenic riverside meadows, rich pastureland, lake views, bog road sections, serene woodland areas, and quiet canal towpath sections. Truly a rich variety of walking terrain to give a true flavour and experience of the Westmeath Countryside.
The Westmeath Way is managed by the Westmeath Way Trail Management Group, led by Westmeath County Council - Membership of the Management Group includes representatives from Westmeath County Council, Coillte, Westmeath Community Development Limited (WCDL), Failte Ireland and the IFA.
One of the primary function of the Management Group is to agree and oversee the maintenance works required to be undertaken by staff under the Rural Social Scheme operated by Westmeath Community Development Limited and by staff of the Kilbeggan and Mullingar Areas of Westmeath County Council.
"Enjoy The Way - Remember Your Stay"
1) Download the Brochure
2) Download Maps
3) Link to Sport Irelands website (map and up to date information pertaining to the walking route)