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Farran Forest Park

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Address: Lower Farran, Macroom, Ireland
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Zipit has added a whole new energy to this place

Recently zipit zipline park has added a course to farran wood. We used to go there before this and while it was nice enough from a nature point of view, it was underused. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Niall F
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Cork

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Cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Recently zipit zipline park has added a course to farran wood. We used to go there before this and while it was nice enough from a nature point of view, it was underused. We visited a couple of times this summer and the zipit course has added so much energy to the wood. It's clearly very popular even though it's... More 

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Cork
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great family day out. Super place to walk and ride your bicycles. Take a picnic and €5 in coins for parking. Zipit forest adventures opened in March 2015 which is fantastic and located at the park! My kids 9 and 13 thoroughly enjoyed the zip wires and climbing through the trees at Farran Forest Park. Will definitely go back again!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very good place on a good day. Take your bikes and sunscreen, you will enjoy with children. Nice big lake to sit by and spend time. Some adventure activities on spot. A number of picnic tables also available. Just make sure you have 5 euros in coins for the entry barrier.

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Cork, Ireland
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a really lovely place for a walk.It is really well maintained and clean. There is a €5 charge for the car park but entrance is free other than that.The deer are just beautiful.And the ducks of course.We didnt see any red squirrels unfortunately. We went on a day that was cold and damp but enjoyed it immensely, and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Great place to spend an afternoon. Great walks at the side of the River lee. Picnic benches available- so bring the picnic box. Small charge to enter but worth it. Rangers on site.

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Cork, Ireland
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Farran woods is a great place for a family outing in good weather. There is great walking routes through the park but the highlight has to be feeding carrots to the deer. It can take a while for them to come over but when they do the will take the carrots from your hand through the fence. It is really... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

There is not much sight seeing on this route, although it is nice for something to do, like go for a picnic? Farran woods have little play area for children. there is a river running along the walk way as well, some parts of the path has high amounts of gravel witch make it difficult for buggies but you can... More 

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Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I visited Farran woods today with my wife and 6 year old. When I arrived I found that 5 euros is now being charged to access the car park at Farran woods. The gate is coin-operated and I could not access because I had a five euro note rather than the necessary coins. A member of staff present waved me... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Nice park with a little playground, good walks and running trails. Kids love going there to look at the deer, try to catch the ducks and crawl in between the trees. Take a little old bread to feed the deer, always a great attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

great place for a long walk and great views of the River Lee, well worth a call and lovely animals to see. Lovely Deer roaming the forrest and great walks as well, lovely for children and in the good weather well worth bringing a picnic

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