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Avondale House & Forest Park

| Rathdrum, Ireland
+353 404 46111
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A little treasure

I have to say came across this place today it was fantastic firstly u get a 10 Euro parking token... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yogibear54
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Dublin, Ireland
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Beautuful Place

We planned to do the river walk last Sunday. Unfortunately it was badly signposted, and the walk... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
23simon23
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| Rathdrum, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say came across this place today it was fantastic firstly u get a 10 Euro parking token from the gift shop/tea room so u can leave this fab place so it means for 10 Euro per car u get amazing fairy walks...More

Thank yogibear54
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

We planned to do the river walk last Sunday. Unfortunately it was badly signposted, and the walk, which should have taken us two and a half hours, took us only one hour. We must have missed loads. Disappointed with this. Would be back though, as...More

Thank 23simon23
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Stunning walks and great spot for a "picnic" however let down by house and not worth the spend, will be back again and look forward to a visit in September,

Thank nevbrian
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

AVONDALE House and Café open THUR-SUN + BANK HOLIDAY MONDAYS 11am to 5pm. Do phone in advance to check and not be disappointed. Our group of 34 was shown the Parnell Home and shown a film sharing the sad history of the House and Parnell's...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We went on a Monday so the house was closed down. There were toilets available (not the prettiest) but nothing else. There was a playground and some nicely marked out picnic areas and a great forest. The forest is really beautiful but we did find...More

Thank Shireland13
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gounds! The house and its history were lovely to see. The house is amazing!!! Beautiful upkeep and preservation of everything!!

Thank Julie H
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Would recommend for a picnic, a day out with adventure.ie, bringing the dog for a walk or the playground

Thank Eoin J
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Ample free car parking near to the entrance but a little away from the House and main walks. For me that is a plus. The car park is set in a forested area with toilets and picnic tables. There is car parking nearer the House...More

Thank 2013harryc
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

What a lovely place to visit on a Sunny day. There is everything you need for a family day out. Big parking, picnic tables, benches on the actual trails - so kids could sit down and recharge their batteries during walks. There is a nice...More

Thank AgaRozl
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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

My almost 4 year old loved this! Santa was kind and caring and not rushed. Santa gifts were good old fashioned wood toys which my daughter loved. Waiting area had wooden games and electronic ride on animals. Staff all friendly and helpful. Beautiful forest and...More

Thank Karien H
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