Trim Historic Trail

Trim Historic Trail

This fantastic town trail brings you on a journey of discovery through the historic town of Trim.

Trim Castle

Start at the Visitor Centre and follow the historical signs to learn about Trim town, its history, prominent people & places. Weaving around the streets of the medieval town you will see the sites of the old town gates, the remains of the old leper hospital, view the womb of the Tomb of the Jealous Man and Woman and hear your voice return at the Echo Gate.

Parking: Trim Town Centre has pay and display parking 9.00-18.00 Monday to Saturday with an hourly rate of €1.00.
Special offer: all-day parking for €3.00 available in Emmet Street Car Park, Trim, 3 minutes walk from Trim Castle Entrance. See here for map. 

Yellow Steeple

The walk takes approximately 60 minutes and profiles the following points:

  1. Trim Visitor Centre
  2. St. Patrick's Church
  3. Wellington Monument
  4. Dublin Gate
  5. Trim Castle
  6. Maudlin's Cemetry
  7. Echo Gate
  8. Priory of St. John The Baptist
  9. Tomb of the Jealous Man & Woman
  10. Newtown Cathedral
  11. Victorine Friary
  12. Newtown Church
  13. Navan Gate
  14. Athboy Gate
  15. St. Patrick's Cathedral
  16. The Old Gaol
  17. St. Mary's Abbey
  18. Yellow Steeple
  19. Sheepgate
  20. The Cannon
  21. Courthouse

For more information see the Trim Visitor Centre.

Download map and brochure

Download the Trim Historical Trail map and the Trim Heritage Town brochure (including details on the Historic Trail) as a PDF below.