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“A highlight” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dun A Ri Forest Park

Dun A Ri Forest Park
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Hong Kong, China
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91 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“A highlight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

A bubbling brook, loamy woods, mossy trees, peaceful silence - and even a wishing well! This beautiful park is appreciated and used by locals and tourists alike. There are a selection of walks to choose from, but they all seem to intermingle so take your time exploring them all. Some are stroller and wheelchair friendly, but these won't get too close to the water. I would recommend wellies or shoes that you don't mind getting muddy...especially if it has been raining. The Wishing well walk is gorgeous. The overhead canopy and subsidiary vines give a really intimate feel to the woods. There arent enough woods like these left in existence and it was a delight to stumble upon this one.

Even better was encountering Patsy Hand, a local who has travelled internationally thanks to his Handball prowess, who walked us through the woods and gave us backstories on various floras and faunas and the families who had lived in the crumbling homes previously.

Visited March 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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160 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“€5 for the Car Park!!!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

This is a nice but very small park more suitable for bringing young children on a Sunday afternoon stroll than for ramblers and it is not all forest. Easily walked around in 30 to 40 minutes. I don't understand why there is a €5 charge for parking in such a small Coillte forest park as much larger ones like Ticknock outside Dublin are free. Not worth the money.

Visited February 2014
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Dallas, Georgia
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213 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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“A must walk if you staying at Cabra”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

Good path, but wear good walking shoes. Some off areas that may never dry. A lot of Irish History in the park, but sadly no signs at some to give the history. Meet a number of great folks in the park that were very happy to point out what to see.

Visited November 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Finished our break here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Instead of going directly home we decided to detour to this park. It's an excellent attraction for all ages , wonderful flora and fauna and wildlife. There are different levels of walks which you can choose from, very well signposted . Do remember to bring somethng for the ducks, especially if you have little ones with you.

Visited September 2013
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Ardee, Ireland
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3 reviews
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“Plantation Lodge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

It is a peaceful area
There are lots of things to do
Nice walks and amusements
Golfing areas and other adventures

No really bad points,we had that much fun so nothing at all.

Visited June 2013
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