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The Barrow Way

| River Barrow, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 51 424 440
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A delightful riverside walk.

The Barrow River is a canalised river. That is, to avoid rapids, shallows, rocks, etc., there are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Red1953
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Waterford, Ireland
From a humble stream in Slieve Bloom

The River Barrow and the Barrow Way, like Wicklow Way or any other irish Waymarked trail, is up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denis O
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“st mullins” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| River Barrow, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Barrow River is a canalised river. That is, to avoid rapids, shallows, rocks, etc., there are short canal sections to enable boats to travel on the river. The Grand Canal from Dublin joins the river at Athy, in Co. Kildare. To enable barges to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River Barrow and the Barrow Way, like Wicklow Way or any other irish Waymarked trail, is up there on the bucket list of many trekkers. We began our trek of the river Barrow in Slieve Bloom, near "the cut" or "Hugh O'Neills Well" to...More

1  Thank Denis O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told that the walk from Graigenamanagh to St Mullin's was an hour and a quarter. Two and a quarter more like. And the same back. We got a lift from a kind person in a boat between two locks. We should have hired...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

There are great plans to make this wonderful path accessible to people of all abilities 12 months of the year .At the moment the Barrow path is only usable in the dry summer months and not suitable for wheelchairs or our friends with disabilities.Waterways Ireland...More

Thank mullichain
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The Barrow way from Graignamanagh to St Mullins is on of the most beautiful walks on the planet. I am fairly confident in saying that after visiting every National Park in the US. It’s magical. Struggling to understand why one would want to remove the...More

7  Thank Tom F
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The walk between Graiguenamanagh and St.Mullins along the river Barrow is such a stunning walk,the country side all around is so beautiful.

2  Thank summer17669
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Barrow Way (or Barrow Line as it is better known locally) is a beautiful towpath that runs along the river Barrow from St Mullins in the South to Athy in the North. The path has a beautiful natural grass surface and is an absolute...More

2  Thank AndrewJonesFoto
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A relaxing walk to see quaint Irish homes and beautiful scenery along the Barrow River to Saint Mullins. Not to be missed the scones and tea are your reward at the cafe at the end of trail in St Mullins :)

1  Thank Liveforvacation19
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely natural walkway surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife on the river Barrow. You can walk or go on a bike between Graiguenamanagh and St. Mullins it’s mostly grass surface. Plenty to see along the walk old castles, wildlife, boats scenery and...More

Thank Pierce B
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We went on this return walk on a Monday, parking just across the bridge over the Barrow River in Graigenamanagh: had a pleasant coffee and cake at the Boats Cafe before departing. It was an overcast and threatening day that we walked but the rain...More

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