Donadea Forrest Park, Kildare
Donadea Forest Park is in a National Heritage Area and covers 243 hectares of mixed woodland in northwest County Kildare. Explore the history of the park through its buildings and gardens. Wander through the calming trees on one of the great walks in the park. Find the remains of Donadea Castle and walled gardens that have been reclaimed by nature. See the church and tower built by the Aylmer family and the home that was inhabited until the last of the family died in 1935. See ducks swim and dive on the large lake dotted with beautiful water lilies during the summer.