Update June 2021:
We’re sorry to say that this walk is now closed, as a code controlled pedestrian gate has been added at the Abington end of the woodland path to Streamstown (between C and D on the map above). This walk proved popular during the pandemic and we hope that the residents of Abington will reconsider their decision and remove the gate to provide access for all walkers.
End of Update.
The fourth in our series of looped walks mapped by Stephen Macdonagh. See all Malahide Looped Walks.
Begin at Malahide Castle (Swords Rd. gate). Walk along Swords Road to Castle Heath and turn left. Entering Abington keep straight and follow road to end and through gate. Between C and D on the map there is a woodland path (can be muddy). Cross the road at Auburn (carefully!) and enter Malahide Castle.
For a longer walk, combine this route with a walk in the Castle and some or all of the Seamount and Paddy’s Hill walk . Please remember to share our paths roads and parks with care.
While this walk is wheelchair accessible, the path from Abington to Streamstown (C to D on map) can be very muddy.
Length: 3 km
Surface: Mix of paved and mud path (can be very muddy).
Footwear: Hiking boots / wellies recommended as path C to D can be very muddy.