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Woodland Faerie Trail

| The Valley House, Achill Island F28 D8F7, Ireland
+353 98 47204
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Bit of a disappointment

I so looked forward to seeing this and I'm not a child! But I was sorely disappointed.. the faerie... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
LindaMostert
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Clara, Ireland
AMAZING TRAIL

As I walked into this 'Faerie Trail' I wasn't expecting it to be half as amazing as it was! For... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
FayeLily
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County Mayo, Ireland
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Visit the beautiful Woodland Faerie Trail at The Valley House, Achill Island. This stunning woodland walk is fun for big kids and little kids, with Irish folk tales, faerie villages, faerie rings, leprechauns and much more. Afterwards read all about the fascinating story of "The Yellow Lady and the Achill Outrage" in The Valley House courtyard. Enjoy great food and drink at The Valley House Bar - serving craft beers, a selection of wines as well as tea/coffee and snacks. Play a game of Pitch & Putt on our 9-hole course and browse The Yellow Lady Design Centre for a unique selection of gifts and Mayo arts and crafts.
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| The Valley House, Achill Island F28 D8F7, Ireland
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+353 98 47204
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I so looked forward to seeing this and I'm not a child! But I was sorely disappointed.. the faerie trail has not been well maintained at all. There is evidence that it started well, it's very well laid out with game stops and opportunity for...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

As I walked into this 'Faerie Trail' I wasn't expecting it to be half as amazing as it was! For only €2 per person it was a wonderful experience. Well worth visiting. A lot of creative effort was put into this woodland treat. It is...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Lots of thought and effort has gone into creating this. I wish my children were younger. There is even a 'real' pot of gold. Games to play along the way too.

Thank Bronagh K
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

We had a delicious lunch in the Valley House followed by a walk through the fairy wood. Highly recommended for any visitors to Achill.

Thank Ciara W
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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We went here and a lovely sunny day and was pleasantly surprised. A lovely walk with small children, loads of fairy doors and houses and a few small surprises along the way. €2pp. You have to go in to a bar to pay. Loads of...More

1  Thank Theresa P
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alicegal, Owner at Woodland Faerie Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Thanks Theresa, glad you and your family enjoyed the Faerie Trail.

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

We visited this lovely trail during our Easter holiday in Westport. It is a short walk through wood which is fool of magic. You can see small tiny faerie houses, bridges, doors, ghosts...it is fool of games and entertainment for children and also for adults....More

1  Thank Sarka G
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alicegal, Owner at Woodland Faerie Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Many thanks for your kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed our little magical walk through the woods!

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

This place is not only for those with little children. Evene if it´s a small place, take your time. No need to rush through it.

Thank Kubier
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alicegal, Owner at Woodland Faerie Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Thanks Kubier, we like to think too that it is lovely for the big kids as well as the little kids! Hope we will see you again in The Valley House.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

My two small boys had a great time visiting here. Loads to investigate and challenge the imagination of small kids. Good value. Simple and Well worth a visit.

Thank Dermot_Brady
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alicegal, Owner at Woodland Faerie Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Many thanks Dermot, I hope we will see you on the Faerie Trail again soon!

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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We visited Achill Island during the midterm break with my two little girls. We found the Faerie Trail and were enchanted. Even in the winter time it looked well maintained and we had the place to ourselves - what a luxury! There were several information...More

Thank Eeva H
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alicegal, Owner at Woodland Faerie Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Thanks Eeva for your kind words, we are delighted that you and the girls found a little bit of magic at The Valley House. Hope we will see you again some time soon.

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

You don't have to have kids with you to enjoy this little trail, although with kids it's even more magical. Great trail, very creative and beautiful and yes, magical. There I said it again. The details are amazing and no matter what age, it is...More

1  Thank NorthsideCrew
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