Belleek Woods, Ballina or Belleek Forest Park as it is otherwise known, is situated along the banks of the River Moy in Ballina, Co. Mayo.
The woodland stretches a staggering 1,000 acres and holds the title of one of the largest urban forests in Europe. Belleek is popular among locals who use the woods as a retreat with its many winding trails and historic features. Sports clubs are increasingly using the woods for running, cyclocross and other events. The magificent Belleek Castle also stands on the grounds.
Here are just 5 reasons we absolutely love the magnificent Belleek Woods, Ballina!