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Address: Farran Lower Farran, Macroom, Ireland
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Excellent day out

A must do activity. It involves team work and helping one another. A good way to get a natural adrenaline rush. Plus it means at least 4 hours away from all the gadgets it's a win... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do activity. It involves team work and helping one another. A good way to get a natural adrenaline rush. Plus it means at least 4 hours away from all the gadgets it's a win win. The staff are very helpful and the surroundings are tranquil and picturesque

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Took two 15 year olds and two 10 year olds there today...what a fantastic day out..great challenges and great must..staff could not have been nicer or more helpful will def def be returning.. its only a short distance from Killarney and is a must in your are living in Cork and Kerry...definitely will be returning asap!! thank you to the... More 

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Thank Kate L
County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This park is surounded by trees and nature suroundings, also deers which comes very close to you at times. Lovely walk routes as well and defnitly great for families with young children

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cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

farran is a lakeside woodland and public park with sika deer and pleasant woodland and lakeside walks which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike..however a car is needed as public transport not available

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Thank frankger
Cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Recently zipit zipline park has added a course to farran wood. We used to go there before this and while it was nice enough from a nature point of view, it was underused. We visited a couple of times this summer and the zipit course has added so much energy to the wood. It's clearly very popular even though it's... More 

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great family day out. Super place to walk and ride your bicycles. Take a picnic and €5 in coins for parking. Zipit forest adventures opened in March 2015 which is fantastic and located at the park! My kids 9 and 13 thoroughly enjoyed the zip wires and climbing through the trees at Farran Forest Park. Will definitely go back again!

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Thank Tracey404
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very good place on a good day. Take your bikes and sunscreen, you will enjoy with children. Nice big lake to sit by and spend time. Some adventure activities on spot. A number of picnic tables also available. Just make sure you have 5 euros in coins for the entry barrier.

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Thank Danny D
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a really lovely place for a walk.It is really well maintained and clean. There is a €5 charge for the car park but entrance is free other than that.The deer are just beautiful.And the ducks of course.We didnt see any red squirrels unfortunately. We went on a day that was cold and damp but enjoyed it immensely, and... More 

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2 Thank Sarah O O
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Great place to spend an afternoon. Great walks at the side of the River lee. Picnic benches available- so bring the picnic box. Small charge to enter but worth it. Rangers on site.

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2 Thank Pat1955021
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Farran woods is a great place for a family outing in good weather. There is great walking routes through the park but the highlight has to be feeding carrots to the deer. It can take a while for them to come over but when they do the will take the carrots from your hand through the fence. It is really... More 

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