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Beautiful walk

Lovely safe walk to do around peaceful Lough Gill. Maintained pathway with information posts dotted... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2019
Camps Bay, South Africa
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A pleasant forest walk with stunning views.

Situated about 5km from Sligo Town centre, the Hazelwood Forest walks offer beautiful views across... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Apr 11, 2019
“Beautiful walk”
Jul 25, 2016
“A pleasant forest walk with stunning views.”
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Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Lovely safe walk to do around peaceful Lough Gill. Maintained pathway with information posts dotted along the trail. It is not a difficult walk.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NatalieWalsh
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Situated about 5km from Sligo Town centre, the Hazelwood Forest walks offer beautiful views across Lough Gill and the many islands nearby. You start at the carpark by Half Moon Bay and if you can drag yourself away from the stunning view you can proceed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank fatman1967
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a spot of cottaging Nice little horseshoe lake , great area for a walk although alit of the wooden sculptures have now eroded , however A GREAT PLACE FOR A SPOT OF COTTAGING 😂😂😂😂😂

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank 00steels
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

The Hazelwood (and Half Moon Bay) is just outside Sligo town. It's a lovely wooded area on the edge of Lough Gill, maintained by Coillte, with surfaced pathways through it. Trainers or light walking shoes should suffice- some of the paths can be uneven. A...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Anne S
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Been dying to go here for a while and I was not disappointed. The colours were just spectacular. The views breath taking. Great place to go exploring. Very clean. Plenty of dog walkers. Really lovely.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Shirley B
Reviewed August 15, 2015

lovely walkway and next to a lake. The walk has very informative info posts ie. 21? along the pathway informing you of the various trees and foliage planted nearby and history belonging to them. You may also be fortunate to see the red squirrels as...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AnnieMc00
Reviewed October 10, 2014

A lovely walk part of which takes you along the shore of Lough Gill. Take plenty of bread to feed the ducks and swans. Shame the trail of wooden sculptures were not looked after and have now rotted away.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank JEL45
Reviewed October 3, 2014

I wrote elsewhere how I love Dooney Rock forest, but this is a very close second favourite. Also by Lough Gill, full of beautiful native trees, especially the beautiful mature Yews. Walking is easy, very pleasant everywhere. Quite a lot of path walking for enthusiasts....More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank celticways
Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Hazelwood is a fantastic place to visit at any time of the year with it's peaceful forest walks and beautiful views of Lough Gill and the Garavogue River. Can also see Hazelwood House from the forest walk.

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed here on 26 August, booked online for one night. The room was nice and spacious, we were on our motorbike and there was plenty of space for our gear. We ate in the bar, very nice food, friendly staff, quick service even though...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank 350Eddie
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