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Ballyhoura Walking Trails

Ballyhoura | Co. Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
353 63 91300
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Ranked #7 of 69 attractions in Limerick
Type: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in ancient and unspoilt landscapes. Whether your interests lie in short, easy... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Berlin, Germany
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Yes they have lovely lovely walking trails here but equally and what they are renowned for either biking trails So bring the bike or make an arrangement in advance with one of the local specialist bed and breakfasts and hire a bike

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Limerick, Ireland
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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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Yes there are great walking trails here but top tip is certainly to bring your bike as this is very much a bikers paradise never seen so many bike trails in my whole life

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winnipeg
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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2 helpful votes 2 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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Jakarta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This really is a jewel of a attraction. The scenery is fantastic and the facilities, equipment hire and general level of service from the staff is top notch. Something for everyone here if you like the outdoors. Can't recommend it enough.

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Need more info on walking trails. more signage on the actual walks. in this day and age the website is very very very poor!!! and i'm irish. i know it is here on our doorstep. please advertise more and show maps and have info easily accessible. Everyone loves the great outdoors. it is absolutely beautiful here in Ballyhoura so give... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I was recently on vacation in Ireland and went to kilfinane in limerick The activities available were brilliant ,we did amazing walking trails cycle trails and the best of all was the ballyhoura horse trails , we went on a two hour trail through forests and hills walking and trotting depending on the groups ability,the views were stunning and it... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Thanks to Tripadvisor, we spent our last day in Ireland hiking in the Ballyhoura on the Darragh Hills Loop. Don't be discouraged by the start, which is quite wet and muddy. This was a very challenging hike, taking around 2hrs to complete, with numerous hills and steep accents. We thoroughly enjoyed the hike and were glad for the exercise after... More

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