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The Towers

Lismore, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Lismore
Type: Historic Sites
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Wexford, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Difficult to find this place - had to get directions and map from Tourist office - buy worth it, was a nice walk and did not expect what we found there. Great way for kids to run off energy!

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Lismore, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Lovely stroll through historic woodland. Steeped in history. A great way to build up an appetitive before tea and cakes in the Summer house.

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Waterford
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Went hear with my wife and 2 boys aged 4 & 2.5!! Great afternoon of fun, walk was pleasant & the boys just loved exploring the towers, it really fuelled their imagination! Would fully recommend this for a lovely afternoon fun for all the family. Walk around is relatively short, maybe 30 mins if it was just adults but with... More

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Lismore, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

One of the must do (short) walks near Lismore, Co Waterford. This is a great wee walk that adults and children can enjoy. It runs anti-clockwise around a woodlands park that was to be the grand entrée to a 'Big House' that ran out of money because of the 'follies' of the gatehouses that now provide the jaw-drop experience of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

we're lucky the weather was lovely it was nice and dry my granddaughter was running all over the place throwing the leaves up in the air playing ball we where all playing chase, when we got to the tower we had to pretend that a princess live there along time ago, but a good couple of hours it does need... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

love the tower's ... found them after years promising I go up ..... a bit hard to find but worth the visit ..... the story behind them the setting in the beautiful historical Lismore, and a lovely stroll in the woods to add to there charm

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

the towers are not far from lismore just look for parking lot on right side as you leave town. lismore does have a castle but only grounds are open to public.lismore offers a couple nice nature walks besides the towers. Killarney is a tourist trap.This is not.

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Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Did have some problems finding the place as the signs in Lismore are very small and not ideal when people driving behind you. Once you get there all worries and cares go. The walk is not too bad for someone with health problems if you follow the trail to the towers rather than the lodge. The woods are very old... More

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galway
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

well displayed information,at the start of the walk and lovely woodland area kept as natural as possible

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Encinitas, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

You know you' in trouble when the top attraction listed on Waterford tourist signs is Lismore Castle 40 minutes away. Waterford itself is a big disappointment after all the charming Irish towns with only the crystal factory tour to recommend it. Lismore is a small town that must have had potential at one point, however, most of the stores in... More

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