An urban woodland located on the eastern edge of Galway city, Merlin Woods is a haven for wildlife and leisurely walks. It is the largest area of woodland around Galway City and was originally part of the Waithman estate who planted many trees during the period when they owned the 340 acre estate. 

The park features many different types of trees, flowers, wildlife, Merlin Castle ruins and a network of paths running through the woods.

Location

GPS: 53.280785, -8.990406