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Address: Ballyhoura | Co. Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 63 91300
Description: Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in...
Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in ancient and unspoilt landscapes. Whether your interests lie in short, easy walks or long distance walking, whether you prefer guided walks or to organise your walking independently; walkers of all abilities will be invigorated by the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the area. Walking through Ballyhoura Country offers plenty choice to walking enthusiasts, there are exciting nature walks, river bank walks, quiet country roads, the Ballyhoura Waymarked Way, rugged mountains, rich bogs, and mythical landscapes. For further information contact Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club.
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Brilliant walks, great views, a hidden gem

Cannot say enough... Limerick is shown at it's glorious Golden Vale best when walking in Ballyhoura. Good facilities and parking. A wide variety of walks, well mapped out and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Limerick
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Cannot say enough... Limerick is shown at it's glorious Golden Vale best when walking in Ballyhoura. Good facilities and parking. A wide variety of walks, well mapped out and easy to follow.

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Limerick, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Tough twenty Km walk starting in the sleepy village of Ballyorgan in the middle of the Ballyhouras with pleasant views, testing sections but very relaxing.Well signposted.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

brilliant day out with 80km's of trails up there and the views are really cool.the bikes are excellent which makes a big differance when your up there.we spent 4 hrs up there and i will definitely go back

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Limerick, Ireland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It is only since i moved back to this area that I have learned to appreciate the wonderful walking trails at my doorstep. They are well marked and maintained and suitable for all grades of walkers

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Los Angeles
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129 reviews 129 reviews
51 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We started doing the pub to pub trail, but were not properly prepared (didn't bring any "wellies") so we switched to the Canon Sheehan walk loop. Nice, mostly shaded path. Easy to follow. We didn't do the whole loop so there wasn't much elevation change, other than the first 200 yards from the car park to the stream.

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Once a native of the county last weekend we discovered the Canon Sheehan glenanar loop walk on a pleasant summer day it is a a pleasant interesting and not two strenuous walk even for free travellers. Skirting the Cork and Limerick boundary you traverse the banks of an interesting and vibrant stream. Pass a wishing well a standing stone and... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

No down points for the trails in Ballyhoura country. There is a great variety of long, short, steep and flat walks to suit all types of fitness. Nice cheap and worthwhile day out. Sometimes it's easy to forget how beautiful Ireland is and easy to be reminded on the trails.

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winnipeg
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

walked the trails for a couple of hours.Lots of choices in trails,though all were steep in spots.limited parking in the area.When we went there were lots of flowers and trees in bloom and some spectacular views.Great way to work off a few calories from the giant Irish breakfasts

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Did the mountain biking. great fun but if your not into cycling dont go beyond the third track. think its the white track. thought I would never see the end of the red track. Tough going up hill but worth it for the thrill of going down

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Limerick
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We go to Ballhoura fairly regulary, it is about 40 minute drive from Limerick it is well worth the drive to walk in this wide open space it also caters for bikers. All you need is on site and the scenery is out of this world.

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