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We stumbled upon the trail (no pun intended) and made our way to the castle grounds, whereupon we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charlie Q
Vero Beach, Florida
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Beautiful greenery, quiet tranquil spot. After driving and seeing some sights a great place to... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
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“pigeon hole”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Charlie Q
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful greenery, quiet tranquil spot. After driving and seeing some sights a great place to stretch legs for an hour walk. Easy for all ages.

Thank kpocampo
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Cong is quite the hidden gem. Just a great little town. We came upon this trail after visiting the Abbey and going across the River Cong. Just peaceful nature walk.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 27 December 2017

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

Thank NotatHome014
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The woods between Ashford Castle and the village of Cong are unbelievably beautiful. So, no matter which of the various trails you decide to follow, you will see beauty everywhere.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The trail was an easy hike with outstanding foliage and sites to see. Well worth the time we took to follow the trail.

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Thank tcj3000
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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! :-).

Thank George T
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Brock5687
Reviewed 23 June 2016

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

Thank Graham Y
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