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We stumbled upon the trail (no pun intended) and made our way to the castle grounds, whereupon we walked those as well, I guess we sidestepped the admission process. Lovely walk along the river, and yes, many scenes from the movie were shot there.
My husband and I stumbled upon this trail while checking out the monk's fishing house at Cong Abbey. It is absolutely beautiful with enormous trees and moss covered rocks and walls everywhere. This must have been part of the castle because we saw huge specimen...More
This is the kind of forest that makes you believe in all those magical creatures that appear in Irish fairy tales. There are caves, ruins of old buildings, moss-covered stone walls long since forgotten and swallowed up, and so much more. My family loved these...More
Brilliant place to go walking, if you are in the area, I would recommend going for a walk here. But do come prepared with walking boots, and not like my other half who came in white small converse type shoes! :-).
There are a few different trails as part of this hike. We did the shortest- the Pigeon Hole Loop. It takes about 1.5 hours round trip and is very easy. We did it in normal boots and shoes, and didn't wear any special clothing. There...More
Well there are three routes you could take, we too the shortest that being the red route, which was about 45 minutes. Te route is through a quite dense wood and along the way you can see the Priest cave, which goes back deep into...More