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The Gearagh

Macroom, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
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A beautiful rustic setting

The Geragh river basin is composed of ancient forests ,and lovely walkways and views.and was the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
frankger
,
cork
Mystical place

I grew up near here... A fabulous walk to get away from it all. It is a delicate ecological area so... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
mglireland
,
ireland
via mobile
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk” (2 reviews)
“cork city” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Macroom, Ireland
CONTACT
+353 21 427 3251
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Reviews (41)

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"lovely walk"
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"cork city"
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"worth a visit"
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"lee"
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"nature"
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"lakes"
in 3 reviews
"landscape"
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"woodland"
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Geragh river basin is composed of ancient forests ,and lovely walkways and views.and was the subject of a popular documentary which was shown at the cork international film festival in 2015 to widespread acclaim..

2  Thank frankger
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I grew up near here... A fabulous walk to get away from it all. It is a delicate ecological area so please respect the area.

2  Thank mglireland
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Free walking trail through an area with lovely views of lakes and rivers with many species of birds. For the devoted bird watcher there is a purpose built elevated platform for sitting and observing. On the Southern side, there are many miles of quite country...More

2  Thank Mangaire
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

The Gearagh gets its name from "An Gaoire", the wooden river. You can reach it via the R584 on the Inchageela - Gougane Barra Road only 5 km from Macroom town in West Cork. There is a small car park. Sadly it's not well signposted....More

2  Thank Inscribe
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

A lovely 6.5km walk around the park, many species of birds around, I would recommend a trip to the Gearagh its a lovely place.

1  Thank JohnnyGCastlecomer
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Peaceful walking and tranquil views- the perfect place to get out into the fresh air! Park in one of two car parks and explore the paths and must see bird watching station.

1  Thank retro6
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Beautifull peacefull, a must for artists. Changes totally with the seasons . A lovely spot for a walk.

1  Thank Hannah1955
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

A strange , compelling body of water where you will see remnants of trees in shapes that remind you of people, animals.....and monsters! The whole surrounding area i fantastic for a holiday and so close to Cork City, also. Well worth a visit

4  Thank Tescoclubcard
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

This is a beautiful and dealing area where nature and natural landscape can be enjoyed. If you are interested in flowers,birds and beautiful scenery you will enjoy this area. There is a small space for a few cars and then you go and explore the...More

2  Thank Molly O
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Reviewed 12 March 2015

On my own doorstep and never been here before, what a beautiful place, access available from both sides of the river Lee, fine car park (with a barrier) to the south next to the signpost for Toames, great for walking and photography, we came across...More

2  Thank irishbogman
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