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Sculptures in Woodland

Devils Glen, Ashford, Ireland
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Wonderful Walks, I go frequently—but most of the art is now destroyed

It's a must-visit place, with natural woodland including oak, ash, beech (I think) and walnut among... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johnnyivan
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dublin
A wonderful naturally fading experience

This was set up as a set of mainly wooden-based sculptures embedded in the Glanmore wood. Then the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Renaat V
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Ashford, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a must-visit place, with natural woodland including oak, ash, beech (I think) and walnut among others. Pretty spectacular at any time of the year. With a lovely waterfall at one end of your walk where you can stop and eat your packed lunch. Sadly,...More

Thank johnnyivan
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was set up as a set of mainly wooden-based sculptures embedded in the Glanmore wood. Then the presence of our erstwhile resident the late great Seamus Heaney allowed for the creation of a walk with snatches of his poems engraved on wooden seats along...More

Thank Renaat V
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We spent a good few hours walking the trails around Devils Glen. The sculptures are quite nice, indigenous and non-indigenous woods. The falls at the end were in full flow when we visited. The down-side was the amount of litter present, no bins provided and...More

Thank waterpist0l
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Great trail running here and lovely setting. No amenities but close to Ashford town and mount usher cafe nice for a cuppa if you're there early and beat the crowds :-)

Thank kdubli
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The driveway from the road to the car park is quite long, but eventually we got to a very well prepared and maintained car park with surrounding picnic tables and area. Several walking routes are available, the most popular of which is probably the one...More

Thank Calafort
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This a magical experience. and well worth giving a few hours to peruse, contemplate and enjoy. The woodland setting really enhances the art work, and it is a place that lifts one's spirit and imagination.

Thank countrybumkin
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I like walking here as it has spectacular cliff side walks and a walk into the base of the Devils Glen gorge. The sculptures are fine but the walk and the lovely waterfall at the head of the valley are the real heroes. I would...More

Thank gringottsgoblin
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We were fortunate to stop at the Devils Glen on our way back from Wicklow. The weather was misty and warm and contributed to the feeling of wilderness as we climbed from the parking lot at the end of the drive to the roaring river...More

Thank TwoTravelers21
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The sculptures are there maybe 10 years now. Many have disappeared, many are falling to pieces, but it still makes for a nice walk in the woods.

Thank Themightymacs
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The Devils Glen is a forest park area owned and managed by Coillte www.coillte.ie which is the national forest company. There is a walk with various sculptures with other works of 'art' depending on your point of view. But the main point of this area...More

2  Thank BrandonDublinIreland
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