Mountbellew Demesne is about 1 km west of Mountbellew.
Facilities here include walled gardens enclosing a herd of
Sika deer, an old forge - now a museum containing local
artifacts - a tug boat (around 900 years old), the Herd's
House and a flour mill (now in ruins). Facilities: Car park,
forest walk and picnic site. A new Coillte office was
recently built in the Demense adjacent to the Galway road.
Length of Trail: At Mountbellew Demesne you will find about
5 km of forest trails. Habitat: Coniferous forest with old
oak woodland adjoining Mountbellew town. The Shevin River
flows through the demesne and an artificial lake adjoins the
plantation. Main Tree Species: The only remnants of early
plantations are the oak plantation, and the elite stands of
Sitka and Norway spruce.
Mountbellew Golf Club ; Mountbellew, County Galway
Tel: +353 (0)905 79259
; Mountbellew /
Ballygar, County Galway
email@example.com Sec: Sean Gavin - Tel: 087