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Address: Kenmare Road, Glengarriff, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-27-63084

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Magical Forest Walk and Great Views

We chose to do the walk through the woods up to Lady Bantry's viewpoint. This is an old oak woodland, which is allowed to be in its natural state. It is a lovely forest, including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We chose to do the walk through the woods up to Lady Bantry's viewpoint. This is an old oak woodland, which is allowed to be in its natural state. It is a lovely forest, including holly trees, moss and ferns. The wide gravel trail is easy to follow. Steep steps take you up the final stretch to Lady Bantry's viewpoint,... More 

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We recently visited Glengarriff national park with the kids and was very enjoyable. There is great walkways put down which made it easier for my mother in law in her 60s to walk on . The scenery is beautiful and is a great way to spend an afternoon if the weather stays nice. There are picnic facilities also if you... More 

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White Rock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Five minute drive from the town. Great place for some very pleasant walks and hikes of varying lengths and difficulties, easy to moderate, and from 30 minutes to a couple of hours. Hiked up to Lady Bantry lookout with great views over the surrounding area. If you need to walk off the big breakfast, this will work!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

As a nature lover there is nothing like walking in Irelands native oak forests-wish there were more woods like Glengarrif around the country - a peaceful place with amazing views

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Kerry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Well, I am local and one day I decided to take the time for the Reserve. I am disabled so the walking aspect is not for me sadly. Lovely trees etc but then I decided to explore a little further along the leafy lanes. Slowly.... came face to face with a trio of horses being walked at one stage and... More 

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Bantry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a great place for a walk with the kids or if you have a dog or two. Lovely picnic area too. Would definitely recommend a visit. Even just to sit near the river is so relaxing. Love this place

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Glengarriff woods are primarily an old oak forest, it's a fairly low key amenity but well worth a visit for a ramble. The walks are well laid out and maintained and there are a variety of different types of walks from the more challenging Esknamucky (worth the effort for the amazing views) to the gentler Meadow Walk. I would highly... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A wonderful place for a picnic or a walk. A variety of walks is on offer - beautiful secluded pathways through the forest, alongside the river and through the woods. Your dogs will love it, and you will enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and mossy paths

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Ashford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

West Cork and Kerry seem to have got the message. If you want the tourists, give them the infrastructure. A lot of work has clearly gone into Glengarriff Woods to make it interesting with well signed, diverse walks for all abilities and providing the possibility of extending your walk by linking colour coded paths together. Whether you want to stroll... More 

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ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

this beautiful place is also known as the glengariffNature reserve and it is well worth a visit. Lovely walks well signposted and laid out. the site map estimates times for the walks which are abit generous if you are anyway fit. eg Big meadow walk 3.5 km at 90 minutes was completed in 50 mins at a leisurly pace.. A... More 

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Address: Kenmare Road, Glengarriff, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-27-63084
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Glengarriff

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