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Glen of Aherlow

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Address: Tipperary, Ireland
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Ireland's Hidden Gem

An amazing area of outstanding natural beauty just a few miles from Tipperary town. A real bolt hole to get away from it all!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Spoonerirl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing area of outstanding natural beauty just a few miles from Tipperary town. A real bolt hole to get away from it all!

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Thank Spoonerirl
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The poor service from the waiting staff at the hotel detracts so much from the stunning location for this hotel. The food was very disappointing for dinner as I have often come to the hotel for dinner and a walk. On this particular day, the waiter was very rude and did not ask why my meal was not touched as... More 

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Thank Ann H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Balinacourty campsite close to four different way marked walking trails. The surrounding countryside is delightful.

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Thank Jon B
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Even when it's wet outside the Glen is a beautiful spot. I didn't get much time to view the place, but walking through the trees on the trails was very enjoyable and the views over the glen were certainly worth it. Make sure you bring good walking boots as the trails can get slippy. I did find that telephone reception... More 

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Thank Maldesu
Tipperary, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I am lucky to live near this place. It's serene beauty has given me peace and joy on any day, for many years. DO NOT MISS IT.

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Thank Eleanor R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stayed at the Ballykisteen Golf Resort for 3 nights. It's only 15 minutes away. We ended up going to the Glen all 3 nights because the view was so amazing. The first night had the best weather. The sun was glinting off the mountains just before sunset and it looked like the heavens were opening up. It was absolutely... More 

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Thank Hunter6932
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

A very scenic place surrounded by mountains . We took one of the walks here and it was a fantastic easy walk for a 5 year old. The kids loved seeing afew rabbits along the way and we even managed to get a glimpse of a deer in the distance

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Thank MartinaRyanb
Shannon, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We have been going there for the past couple of years now and just love it.If you enjoy walking and cycling this place is for you and the local people are very friendly.

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Thank carlavender
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We go here all the time, there are so many walks, loops and hikes and they're excellently laid out. Rivers, mountains, lakes and forest all in one place. The hotel is a nice spot too, new management seem to be turning it around. Galteemore being the second highest peak in Ireland has fantastic views. But any of the easier walks... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

I remember having lunch here around 2011 and feeling very disappointed with the expensive tasteless food that was served in a very faulty towers manner. but my girlfriend convinced me to return in September 2015 with herself and her son. now I have to admit, I was surprised. I had tempura prawns as a starter and I was licking my... More 

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