Ballinakill

Guided Historical Walk

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11am Saturday 22nd AugustBallinakill Village Photo from AskAboutIreland.ie On Saturday 22nd August at 11am, our Guided Historical Walk of Ballinakill takes place, departing from the Village Square. Our Guide for the walk is local historian, and co-author of Ballinakill A Journey Through Time, Ger Dunphy. The walk will avoid busy roads, and there is a […]

Heywood

Photographs From Around Heywood, Ballinakill

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A walk around Heywood Demesne A collection of photographs taken along the route from Heywood Gardens, and through the beautiful riverside walk that leads back to the village of Ballinakill.  This is the stunning setting for the inaugural Twin Trees Heywood Festival, which takes place during Heritage Week 2019, running from August 22nd – August […]

Ballinakill

Heywood Ballinakill – A Brief History

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Twin Trees Heywood Festival - Heywood Gardens

Heywood Ballinakill Heywood Gardens were completed in 1912, and consist 50 acres of gardens, lakes, woodland and architectural features. The gardens have a spectacular setting on a hillside looking south-east over a sweep of undulating country which takes in seven counties. A walk lined with lime trees leads to a formal terrace overlooking the surrounding […]