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Glenariff Forest Park

Northern Ireland
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Ranked #76 of 133 attractions in County Antrim
Type: Forests
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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There are several trails you can take in Glenariff Forest Park. As we only had about 2 hours there took the Waterfall trail. Its not the most convinient one, there is lot of steps up & down you need to take, but its definetely worth it. Views are stunning and you are so close to the waterfalls that you can... More

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Port Moody
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88 reviews 88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was a pit stop for our 15 day Ireland tour in May. My knee was hurting bad and so I did not get to wander far - but what I saw and what I heard from others - this was a nice walk. I could see one large falls from the parking area but apparently there are three and... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

If you like midges in swarms biting to the point of exhaustion then this is the place for you, there's so many midges you can hardly see at times country park is wonderful camping is awful experience.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A lovely day out walking in this beautiful forest park. One of the walks to the waterfalls was closed but their was an alternative, bit of an incline but certainly worth the effort. It was a beautifully sunny day bluebells still out. Make the trip

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Spent a long weekend at Glenariff forest campsite. Very basic, very isolated but we had a great time. Quiet and very scenic location, real bonus was the little fire pits where we tried with little success to light a campfire in the rain lol. The shower block leaves a lot to be desired and lets it down a lot. First... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Had a great wee day here. Done the waterfall walk, a little fitness needed for this getting back up again and decent footwear (not pumps) lol. Highly reccommend this for the stunning views of part of our wee country. Lovely restaurant/bar/gift shop at the bottom also with carpark, minutes away from the waterfalls if ur not as able for the... More

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Nice drive up to the park, and pleasant walks within it. Unfortunately the main attraction (for me) was closed: the Waterfall Trail. Still, I got to see another waterfall on another trail, and the trees and hills were beautiful.

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yotvata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

One of the loveliest spots of Northern Ireland - Glenariff forest park is a charming site that has some nice walks in the wood. The one I highly recommend id the Falls' walk. You walk downhill for 35-40 minutes all along streams and falls - simply lovely. Once you get to the bottom of the walk - enjoy a nice... More

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Ascot
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118 reviews 118 reviews
53 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is a really nice park, with walks, forests, views, waterfalls and rushing rivers. Drops a star however, for what appears to be a long term closure of the waterfalls walk that we had planned to do, and unclear information as to if and when it'll be fixed. To be fair, there are temporary signs to get you down to... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

What a shame so much of the area is 'closed off' right now and they still charge an entry fee! Did enjoy a short walk incorporating one of the waterfalls which was beautiful. Will go again after Spring in the hope that it's all open again (including the Visitor Centre) - maybe we could even 'cheat' and use the same... More

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