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Lovely peaceful, forest park, within Galway city

Wide open paths where you can walk along in a group & have a chat. Smaller paths where you can be... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Limerick, Ireland
Great bit of nature right in the city!

Wonderful series of trails and informational signs - a great little walk with plenty of nature to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan
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Dublin Rd | Doughiska rd, Galway H91 EC1X, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wide open paths where you can walk along in a group & have a chat. Smaller paths where you can be totally surrounded by nature. Lovely facility for Galway people.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wonderful series of trails and informational signs - a great little walk with plenty of nature to enjoy! Definitely worth a visit and to come back again.

1  Thank amccune730
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A lovely little walk in the woods and so near the city center. Parking no problem. Paths OK for buggy and dog walkers no problem. No hills so very suitable for all ages. Seeing the castle was a bonus. Nice and easy way to enjoy...More

4  Thank MaryRCC
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Just to experience a walk in this beautiful wood does the soul good..The grand children often enjoy a cycle through the woods. On other occasions we go for nature walks to see the many species found in the woods. A caring group called Friends of...More

2  Thank BBH1959
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The place is an absolute asset to the city of Galway, we cycled through the woods to do a bit of exploring along the paths and in the forested areas. I really liked the different trails and the information signage around the place, there's a...More

3  Thank Conor C
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We found it hard to find the car park for the park. So if you can't find it either: The parking is the parking of the hospital. This is a public car park (free), so you can park anywhere, and just enter the park from...More

4  Thank GabyBee
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Wether you want a place to unwind, a place to get in touch with nature, a place for a lunchtime stroll, this is it. An easily accesible space with public bus service, car parking, tarmac paths, rough paths for the more adventurous. 85 acres for...More

6  Thank corbyeire
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A nice piece of forest inside Galway. Great for a quiet walk, listen to the birds, see the plants. The nearby playground is the best I saw in Galway.

5  Thank ugoren
Reviewed 2 May 2017

...twice a day I can get away from the stress of modern city living... ...I'm out walking with my dog, I owe it to him... and every day as I walk through the woods I wonder.... who's doing who a favour... because once I'm out,...More

5  Thank Oleg K
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

It's a majestic and wonderful place, I would advise anyone that hasnt visited the woods to take a tour of it.

5  Thank Mick B
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20 April 2017|
Response from caggles | Reviewed this property |
Public car park available at Merlin Woods city park off Doughiska rd between Centra shop and wooden school ,also 409 bus stops here The entrance is just past the playground and Merlin Woods Community Garden. Also entrances... More