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Barrow River

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Description: Scenic river flows through County Kildare, popular for boating and hiking.
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

I went on a self-guided canadian canoe trip on the river Barrow. We rented the canoe and tent from gowiththeflow.ie Very reasonably priced, all excellent equipment and no prior experience required. Trip was brilliant: paddling down the river by day, seeing fish, kingfishers, plant life and keeping out eyes peeled for otters. Dropped into towns for supplies and camped on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Kingfishers, an egret, and watching a bat catch insects in the noon sun above the water. . . plus no cars, made this a great trip. We spent two pleasant days cycling down the towpath from Leighlinbridge to St Mullins and back again. It's about 30km each way -- not very long -- and easily done in a day, but... More

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