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So peaceful

Lovely mothers day walk in the woods with my girls and was pleasantly surprised at the lovely fairy... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Less_Is_More_Girl
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Ballina, Ireland
Interesting monument on lovely settong

The monument is very close to Beleek Castle Hotel and a short distance along the public woodland... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Johnruddy01
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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8 Apr 2018
“Interesting monument on lovely settong”
24 Apr 2018
“So peaceful”
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Belleek Woods, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Lovely mothers day walk in the woods with my girls and was pleasantly surprised at the lovely fairy trail which we came accross

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The monument is very close to Beleek Castle Hotel and a short distance along the public woodland walk beside the River Mot. A very impressive structure reflecting the spire of the St Giles on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The monument commemorates Sir Francis Arthur Knox-Gore (died 1873), so must date to around 1875-1880. It's apparently inspired by the crown spire of St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, and is something of a neo-Gothic monstrosity, its limestone pinnacles balanced on buttressed arches on a cruciform plan....More

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

A beautiful peaceful place to walk. Suitable for children and less able-bodied, as most paths are accessible. Allow 1 - 2 hours to explore.

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

The famously eye-catching Knox-Gore monument is located in a dense forest on a bank of the River Moy, in Beleek Manor wood. The memorial was erected over the last resting place of Sir Francis Arthur Knox-Gore who died in May 1893. The memorial which is...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2014

Whether you are staying in Ballina for passing through don't go to Ballina without visiting the Beleek Woods. There is a wonderful walk through the woods with the river running beside you. You can feed the ducks in the pond. See the concrete boat and...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Has to be seen to be believed - came across it during a run in the woods. Check out my review of Belleek Castle for photos of the monument.

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

Worth a visit if you are in belleek woods. It's part of belleek woods walk and on the castle gardens.

Thank DublinRobert
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