Here's a list of the outdoor parks & recreational spaces in the South East that have reopened!

Here's a list of the outdoor parks & recreational spaces in the South East that have reopened!

Since June 8th many outdoor parks and recreational areas have reopened for us to enjoy!

Below are details of outdoor spaces back open to the public in the South East. For information on a particular amenity, contact your local county council



All 21 accredited walking trail locations are open, including the trailhead car parks:


The trail locations are Ballyfad, Kilanerin Wood, Tara Hill, Croghan Mountain, Courtown Woodland, Ramsfort Woods Gorey, Askamore, Bunclody, Kiltealy, Ferns, Oulart, Enniscorthy Riverside, Bree Hill, Raven Point Wood, Carrickbyrne Hill, Forth Mountain, Rosslare Harbour, Tintern, Kilmore Quay, Lacken Hill and Kellys Wood New Ross. Check  for information on walking trails in Wexford.

Outdoor Attractions

John F. Kennedy Arboretum, New Ross

Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford




The Barrow Way

The South Leinster Way

The Bahana Forest Trail


Oak Park Forest Park

Cloghrennane Wood


Borris House Gardens and Woodlands

Patthana Gardens, Kiltegan Village (every Sunday)

The Meadows Garden, Myshall

Altamont Gardens



Mulcahy Park and Playground including Sensory Playground, Clonmel

Denis Burke Park, Clonmel

Toberaheena Well, Clonmel


The Blueway from Clonmel to Kilsheelan and on to Carrick-on-Suir and all associated car parks.

It is worth noting that on-street pay parking and Mary Street car park charges have returned.  All other car parks remain free in Clonmel until 20th July, 2020.


Walkways and Gardens

Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum, Inistioge.

The looped walks around the Woodstock Estate, Nore Valley Walk - Kilkenny to Bennettsbridge and Thomastown to Inistioge.

The River Nore Linear Park

Kilkenny County Council has also reopened 28 of the 29 playgrounds


Mount Congreve House and Gardens

Lismore Castle Gardens and Art Gallery

Ardmore Open Farm and Mini Zoo

Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, Tramore