Mitchelstown Historic Walks

Event details

  • Friday | May 1, 2015
  • 10:45 am - 10:00 am
  • Mitchelstown Leisure Centre

Mitchelstown guides will conduct historic walks as part of the Ballyhoura Walking Festival on the May Bank Holiday Weekend. The Mitchelstown walks are fixed for Saturday May 2nd over a 5km track showing 40 historic sites.

Walk A

Starts at the Mitchelstown Leisure Centre at 11am, with sign in at 10:30am. This walk finishes at the Clongibbon Hotel at 12:30 where a welcome pit stop for refreshments/ tea / scones will be held. This walk will include sites of interest such as the old army barracks, Sunday school, skittles court, orphanage, campaign house and fire station.

Walk B

This starts at the Clongibbon at 1pm and finishes at the Leisure Centre at 3pm. This looped walk includes Mayflower ballroom, freemason lodge, lawn tennis, croquet lawn, old process cheese factory, cillin na marbh, mulberry silkworm, St. Fanahans Abbey.

It is only €5 per adult, €10 per family.