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Slieve Gullion Forest Park

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89 Drumintee Road, Newry BT35 8SW, Northern Ireland
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Magical day out

Brilliant spot with fabulous scenery. The walk around the giants liar is peppered with little fairy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cmcn2011
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Ireland
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Great spot but dodgy chip van staff

Excellent facilities, great healthy day out. Low rating simply because woman working at chip van... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Teach N
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Slieve Gullion Forest Park offers the unmissable opportunity to experience tranquil woodland trails, stunning views across the Ring of Gullion and surrounding landscape and top class facilities for walkers and families. Play in the Adventure Playpark; explore the Giant’s Lair in the wonderful Hawthorn Hill Forest Nature Reserve and woodland trails, or sit back in the cafe and watch nature.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fairy houses” (7 reviews)
“all ages” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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89 Drumintee Road, Newry BT35 8SW, Northern Ireland
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"fairy houses"
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"slieve gullion"
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"fresh air"
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"young kids"
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"adventure playground"
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"beautiful walk"
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"magical place"
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"picnic area"
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"plenty of picnic tables"
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"fairy tale"
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"great outdoors"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant spot with fabulous scenery. The walk around the giants liar is peppered with little fairy kingdoms, keeping both children and adults busy. The adventure playground is fantastic but very, very busy (that’s a good sign!) well done to the visionary behind this project. It...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent facilities, great healthy day out. Low rating simply because woman working at chip van threw a wobble. A 7 year old girl who was part of summer scheme hadn't been served & had to get on her bus without waiting on the food. The...More

Thank Teach N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here twice and wasn’t disappointed. There is the fairy walk and we had three kids under 7 - they were totally mesmerised with it all. And as they enjoyed it, it was perfect for adults to get a leisurely walk in the forest. There...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oh my god I just love this place so much we have been so many times my two kids are crazy about fairies we have our own fairy door and wher in the process of making a fairy garden and they both just love the...More

Thank Catherine O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a walk through the Giant's Lair and visited the Fairy Kingdom. We played music outdoors and explored open spaces. We exercised in the adult's outdoor gym and then relaxed as the children played in the play park. We had a bite to...More

Thank UrsD1963
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The forest park attracts a diverse crowd - locals out with kids and walking dogs, through to those who want to fell run across the peaks. We wanted to walk up Slieve Gullion - working out exactly how to do it wasn't easy as we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hats off to those behind the Slieve Gullion Forest Park. AmaZing experience for those with young children. Check out the fantastic outdoor park and the fairy door trail. Nearby is the brilliant BAba me wooden toy shop less than 5 minutes drive which completely tops...More

1  Thank Maebh-12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous spot for a nice leisurely walk in a forestry with lots of interesting fairy doors and giants tables to keep even the little ones keep walking. The park is so well kept and with a cafe onsite with ice cream vans and chip vans...More

1  Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lots of walks from easy to challenging up the mountain a great park and stunning views. a climb to the top gives great views of south Armagh and Lough. the park is great for young families and there is the walk with the fairies, it's...More

1  Thank casmackids
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I live pretty close by I have visited many times, when I say suitable for all ages I mean just that....play park for kids and magic fairy land for younger ages, exercise equipment outdoors beside play park...so kids can play while adults exercise.Love benched...More

1  Thank Evelyn C
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