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The Towers

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Address: Lismore, Ireland

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Woodland adventure

This little gem is tucked away about 2 miles outside Lismore. It's simply fantastic! A beautiful woodland walk with historic ruins, bridge, tunnel and river! Kids love it! Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
laoise999
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Dungarvan, Ireland
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Dungarvan, Ireland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little gem is tucked away about 2 miles outside Lismore. It's simply fantastic! A beautiful woodland walk with historic ruins, bridge, tunnel and river! Kids love it! Great for photos! Approx 2.5-3km round trip!

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Solingen, Germany
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149 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a trail through an enchanted forest, which begins at the parking place and leads you back in a circular route. On your way you will discover Ballysaggartmore Towers. You pass through a small gate and there it stands in all its beauty. I can not describe in words. You must go and see yourself!

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1 Thank Seanait
Horsham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

List ore has many interesting attractions. None more so that the Towers. Built as the entrance gatehouse to a big house. Only for the owner to run out of money after just the gatehouse was built. The attraction is up a hill and not accessible for those in wheelchairs. If the weather is fine and the rhododendrons are out then... More 

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1 Thank PJWIBBLE
Calgary
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Tourist information board told us about this place. Turns out that the people built the gate house and then ran out of money to complete the castle. It was beautiful, we walked through the woods and then it came into sight, what a great find!

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1 Thank kazzaCalgary
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for something low-key to do while in Lismore. We came across The Towers and were so happy we did. The walk through the woods was so relaxing. The paths were easily navigable and around every corner the view looked like something out of a story book. The stone follies were gorgeous and really added... More 

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1 Thank Rockbriar06
Co Waterford, Ireland
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A beautiful walk through the woods with surprises and brilliant scenery. I recommend turning right and going up the steep hill. Its all gradually downhill then. Dont miss, its really lovely

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1 Thank celtic333
Enniscorthy, Ireland
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is straight out of a fairy tale, a stunning entrance a beautiful walk through a lovely wood, this is the sound of silence 😙

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1 Thank 99samantha72
Waterford, Ireland
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

The architecture is beautiful, but overshadowed by the fabulous backdrop of the wooded valley. Take the time to take a walk,

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1 Thank Estaffor
Lismore, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

The towers are situated on a tree lined hill over looking the river black water near the beautiful town of Lismore. For families visiting or living in the area with young children or dogs it's a great place to let them of the leash and let them run around and explore. A circular walk of about one and a half... More 

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2 Thank david I
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice scenery, interesting, just two monuments which are very grubby and need a "springclean". Too many weeds,briars and nettles on the edges of these ruins which should be cut back. Other than that, I would recommend it for a nice walk. The walkway could be extended beyond the green area above the bridge into the wood to make an even... More 

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