Glen of Aherlow
Glen of Aherlow
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SirNorman
County Cork, Ireland581 contributions
Jul 2021
When one is on a motoring journey to Cork to Kilkenny, but with lots of time on our hands, the urge was to seek somewhere interesting on the way. Heading east was the obvious but I opted for the very circuitous North out of Cork and into Tipperary.

In the not so frequent hot sun the drive through the valley with the Galtee Mountains on our right and the greenery of Slievenamuck (the mountain of the pigs). It was a nice peacefully sedentary journey with the exception of the occasional speed merchant treated the quiet roads as a racing track.

More likely than a VW Golf driving suicide jockey it's majority of those encountered were backpack walkers who were hiking the lush hills and others with fishing rods heading for trout in the Aherlow River. Our visit to the Glen of Aherloe involved a visit delightful visit to the Hotel of the same name (which I have reviewed elsewhere) where we treated ourselves to some cold drinks in the unusual sweltering heat. Next to the Hotel is a sizable camping area for those who holiday differently. Looked very well laid out. For beauty and serenity this was a nice road trip.
Written March 13, 2022
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twmtl2014
Norton, MA107 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
The views are amazing. They show the true colors of Ireland. The hike was easy and trail friendly. There is an area of picnic tables to enjoy lunch or a snack.
You can take the trail to the glen of arrow hotel. Where the views are also amazing. Outdoor sitting for a bulmer or Guinness.
Staff there was so friendly and nice
Written September 21, 2021
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mpcasey
Phoenix, AZ208 contributions
Just outside of Cahir in County Tipperary. Its vast natural beauty can be breathtaking. I went here to picnic and relax while on a trip to Ireland. Its very peaceful and easy to reach.
Written April 12, 2007
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olibot
Bishop Auckland, UK1,242 contributions
Aug 2017 • Couples
We stayed in the area of the Glen of Aherlow and went for some lovely walks taking in the scenery, it was lovely & peaceful.
Written August 8, 2017
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El H
Australia404 contributions
went on a day trip to Glen Aherlow and was stunned by its beauty approaching from the far side of the glen and coming out of the forest to see the splendour of the glen laid out before you... great picnic areas if you can brace yourself against the chill in the air... but wonderful photo ops
Written March 15, 2013
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maudsey
Poole, UK20 contributions
Jul 2017 • Solo
I love the Glen. My mum grew up here in a pub at the base of The Glen of Aherlow. It was next to the pub that is there now, in the house and was called Whelan's.
The tourist information lady was fabulous. She made me a cup of tea and phoned the lady in pub (which was closed), to have a chat with me. The views are incredible!
I drove up towards the mountains afterwards and I would really recommend that.
Written August 2, 2017
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Bernice S
Rome, Italy6 contributions
Jul 2013 • Friends
5 Stars for this campsite. The location is wonderful, but more importantly the site itself was top class. The campsite owner was really lovely and helped us settle in very quickly, and the amenities were fantastic. New & clean toilet block, hot showers with good pressure and (most unexpectedly) a great hairdryer.

Really close to the Lodge and local bar. Would go back in a heartbeat.
Written July 30, 2013
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Marian
Galway976 contributions
Oct 2012 • Family
This Bord Fáilte park is situated right in the heart of one of the most picturesque valleys in Ireland. This secluded and beautiful Glen of Aherlow is surrounded by woodland and farmland and lies between the dramatic Galtee Mountains and the wooded slopes of Slievenamuck on the edge of the Golden Vale. The park is centrally located within 300 metres of the Tourist Information Point, the Coach Road Inn and Pottery Shop. It is also within walking distance of The Nature Park and Aherlow House Hotel. There are plenty of walking routes to be enjoyed and the scenery is breath-taking.

The site facilities consist of a Campers' Kitchen with plenty of hot water, Recreation room, T.V. room, modern sanitation facilities and of course Wi-Fi. The grass and hard-stand pitches are large and level with each having both electricity and water. The park is secured by electronic barrier and is one of the few parks open from January to December. Very welcoming and accommodating. A beautiful site that I would recommend to anyone.
Written November 5, 2012
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Henry B
44 contributions
Hiding just off the M8 Dublin to Cork motorway, west of CAHIR is the amazing Glen of Aherlow, a verdant valley with the majestic Galtee mountains to the south and the wooded ridge of Sliabhnamuck ( hill of the pig) to the north. Great for history, hiking, nature, photos and just plain relaxing. There are plenty of places to stay, Ballinacourty house is good value eating and of course there are the pubs and the locals. Visit in the late springtime when the trees are greening up. I'm a tour guide and this place is the match of most of the beauty spots in Ireland.
Written March 5, 2012
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SSSSpraoiiii
Mullingar, Ireland69 contributions
Jul 2021 • Friends
The views across the valley from the statue of Christ the King is well worth the detour off the Glen of Aherlow loop drive. There are plenty of walks in the region. Have some refreshments at Aherlow House Hotel.
Written July 29, 2021
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