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Lovely place to spend a day with the family. We arrived, had a barbecue with couple of friends and... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Carrickmacross, Ireland
My favorite outdoor walk

This forest is stunning. There are lots of different walks to choose from, some buggy friendly... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2019
Bailieborough, Ireland
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All reviews forest park cabra castle beautiful place steeped in history lovely walk picnic benches well worth a visit heaven on earth wooden sculptures animal statues hidden gem family picnic entire place small lake leisurely walk an army paths
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Lovely place to spend a day with the family. We arrived, had a barbecue with couple of friends and their kids. Had a lovely walk around the park, there are plenty of options. Do not forget to take something to feed ducks at the lake....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tetyana111
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This forest is stunning. There are lots of different walks to choose from, some buggy friendly, others have steps. There's lots of gorgeous picnic areas & some lovely wooden sculptures dotted around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheekie_cat
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This is a true ‘Fairy Forest’ with hidden fairy doors, a wishing well and an old castle and military barracks. Dog friendly walks and a small lake in the centre of the Forest. Forest trails lead along the gorge with interesting bridges and wood carvings....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Y9HBmichelled
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Local forest park to my home. Beautiful place, great for a family, dogs, walks etc. I use the park most days for walking with my dog. Can be busy on weekends but it's usually weather dependent. The park has toilets and you can drink fresh...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank quinceyr
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Can't believe 5 euro to enter a park, fair enough I would pay 2 euro, was on a Sunday drive and won't be coming back, no need to visit kings court again ever, we went for food somewhere else,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ped P
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to stroll around and clear the head. Lovely autumn colours everywhere in this well maintained park. Well worth a visit on a good day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UnitedRoyal
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We visited Dun a Ri last Wednesday afternoon with our grand-daughter and we had the best of fun, walking in the leaves, crossing the steam on stepping stones, making a wish at the wishing well, etc. A must visit place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin1812
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were staying at the nearby Cabra Castle and enjoy walking so decided to make our way across the road and check out the forest on our doorstep. We were amazing and colours and foliage and natural beauty of the place. We walked the river...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ColinHamiltonRea
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a lovely walk on a chilly Autumn afternoon Walking back to Cabra Castle is a little scary because of the winding roads and oncoming traffic, please take care

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ppdbyrne
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Dun a Ri is a beautiful forest park with well-maintained pathways that are clearly signposted. The picnic benches are right beside the carpark. We went there with a 2.5-year-old and a 4-year-old who both walked almost the entire circuit. The river, bridges, old barracks, leafy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Karen B
6 August 2018|
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Response from MrsEFitz | Reviewed this property |
I think it's a few euros at entry per car.
31 July 2018|
Response from MrsEFitz | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen anyone cycling here. Parts of the walk are hilly with stoney paths. So cycling might not be the best idea in this forest. Hope this helps.