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Glengarriff Nature Reserve

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Walking Paradise

Glengarriff seems to be promoting a number of walks in the area. The Nature Preserve has several... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Cincinnati, OH
Hidden gem

Wonderful relaxing place. Did the short river walk and just sat and chilled at various points... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Cork, Ireland
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“river walk”(2 reviews)
“oak”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Esnamucky, Glengarriff, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Glengarriff Nature Preserve contains some of the oldest and most extensive oak and birch groves left in Ireland. The are several easy paths to enjoy.

Thank koabug
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Glengarriff seems to be promoting a number of walks in the area. The Nature Preserve has several walks of varying difficulties in well marked and groomed trails. A lot of highlights to see on the walk including viewing points, waterfalls, and an easy walk by...More

Thank ciaran11
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful relaxing place. Did the short river walk and just sat and chilled at various points. Car parking available however it’s only 10mins walk from Glengarriff Really nice way to spend a couple of hours

Thank Wjmf
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Brilliant and Safe location to bring young hiking groups. We covered 20 Km and climbed to Barley Lake which was challenging. Just beware of Bad weather descending.

1  Thank Nellieob
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Oh I do love Glengarriff Nature Reserve! This is place is Magic, a sanctuary to go to with lots of big trails for the enthusiasts and little trails if your just looking to just stretch the legs! I love that it caters for all levels...More

1  Thank waterlightie82
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This place has to be on your list to visit when in this part of Cork..beautiful walks in an amazing setting!!

Thank MikeCP
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Absolutely worth a visit. Put your walking boots on.. and don't forget to take a camera. We've been here several times over the years and still enjoy the beautiful scenery. Take a pick nick!

Thank Mie51
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The easy walk was beautiful and peaceful. We had 6 children in tow and they skipped stones in the serene river, ran along the paths and throughly enjoyed themselves. We enjoyed a picnic in this picturesque place. Beautiful!

Thank railroadgulch
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This small fragment of a maritime coastal upland oak community is of great significance and value. Please keep it protected! Forest types such as these are tiny remnants of Ireland's ecological heritage and were reputedly cleared by British occupiers to deny cover to the occupied...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Few very good marked trails for everyone. Moderate trails are not hard at all, don't play too much attention to note that you need proper walking boots, normal shoes, runners are sufficient. A lot of resting spots, picnic places for families to enjoy. Big picnic...More

1  Thank Marcin K
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