The Clog na Léinn housing development includes 1.59 km of walkable footpaths as well as four (4) green spaces / parks to ensure the continuation of the rural environment within the community. The total area of the green spaces / parks in the community is 1.16 acres. Our goal is to decrease the overall impact of the development on the environment by creating green and eco spaces where native plants, trees and insects can flourish in their natural habitat.
The green space / parks within the community provide our homeowners with walkable areas; areas for your children to play, to walk your dogs, or as a place to sit, have a picnic, relax and enjoy the beauty of the community, while socialising with your friends and neighbours.
Walking the Community:
Your Fitness Tracker’s Perspective
In today’s times, we all have fitness trackers so we wanted to provide you with a view of the walkable area within the community from a fitness tracker perspective….
The walkable footpaths of the community is a circular walk of approximately 1,826 steps per the tracker, or roughly 1.59 km. The perimeter walk can take just short of 20 minutes to complete the circuit at a modest pace, with the ability to get your heart rate up with a slight elevation gain over the walk’s length of around 10m.
The Clog na Léinn Walk Summary
The Clog na Léinn Walk Heart Rate Info
The Clog na Léinn Walk Lap Info
Lough Lene is the location of Ireland’s first Blue Flag Inland Lake. Its waters are crystal clear and there are various activities on the Lough, and your trip to the Lough (walk, run, or cycling) becomes part of your exercise.
Lough Lene is located approximately 2 km from Clog Na Léinn, enabling you to have longer walking, or cycling, to the Lough where you can engage in other activities such as swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking / canoeing, or fishing. On your way back, stop off at the local corner shop for a 99 Flake, or a nice hot cup of coffee.
Collinstown Pitch and Putt Club
Whether you just want to practice your short game, or enjoy a round, the Collinstown Pitch & Putt is located approximately 0.75 km from Clog Na Léinn . It is affiliated to the governing body of Irish Pitch and Putt – Pitch and Putt Ireland (PPI). It has hosted numerous Championships Tournaments in the past.
Lough Lene Gaels GAA Fields
The Lough Lene Gaels, the local Gaelic Athletic Association club, is part of the GAA Healthy Club project (HCP). It is approximately 1 km from Clog Na Léinn where you can walk around the fields.
Fore Abbey – St. Feichin’s Way
Fore Abbey is approximately 5.6 km from Clog Na Léinn and features St Feichin’s Way – a 3 km looped walk around Fore Abbey. St Feichin founded a Christian monastery in the seventh century AD. It is believed that 300 monks lived in the community. Among the remains on the site is a church built around AD 900.
Fore Distillery is a local Rum distillery, located about 8Km from the Clog Na Leinn community. They specialize in small batch runs of White Rum, Golden Rum, and Irish Poitin. Fore Distillery offers distillery tours that welcome you to “behind its doors and give you the inside scoop” on how Fore Valley alcohols come to life. The tour includes a guided distillery tour with their Head Distiller & Founder, and a sample tasting of Fore Valley Golden Rum, White Rum and Irish Poitín.
After the distillery tour, or if you just looking for a quiet, outdoor dining experience, relax and enjoy the open country side of the Lough Lene area at Fore Distillery’s onsite Barrel & Bean Café.
Nancy to Nellie's Walk
If you are looking for walks and hikes a short duration from Clog Na Léinn, there is Mullaghmeen Forest, approximately 17.5 km away . Mullaghmeen Forest is the largest planted beech forest in Ireland. It is 400 ha of forest that includes beech, Sitka spruce, Scots pine and Noble fir and a very interesting native tree collection.
Schools in the area
There are a number of schools in close proximity to Clog na Leinn including pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools.