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Glengariff Woods

Kenmare Road, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63084
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Fantastic place for dog walks

Love the fact I can let my dogs off the leash to roam around, as they are trained petting dogs they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cork, Ireland
A pleasant forest environment

There are a number of relatively flat short walks in the Woods, which offer a pleasant place for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“short walks” (4 reviews)
“lovely forest” (2 reviews)
Kenmare Road, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63084
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the fact I can let my dogs off the leash to roam around, as they are trained petting dogs they return to my command immediately

Thank Sookie07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are a number of relatively flat short walks in the Woods, which offer a pleasant place for a stroll. Nothing particularly outstanding, just pleasant. Plenty of car parking, probably better suited to locals on a picnic or seeking some exercise than to tourists or...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The natural reserve provides some walks of different difficulty. Nevertheless, all of them are easy since they are on easy going food path. Every now and then you get an excellent view onto the Cara mountains. The plants and trees are superb. Driving up to...More

Thank Matthias H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This small fragment of a maritime coastal upland oak community is of great significance and value. Please keep it protected! Forest types such as these are tiny remnants of Ireland's ecological heritage and were reputedly cleared by British occupiers to deny cover to the occupied...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely forest, walked a few of the walks, great scenery, no toilets but if you plan ahead it's not an inconvenience. Easy and harder walks

Thank PenelopePopPop
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

West Cork is highly recommended, but Glengarriff Nature Reserve is a fabulous example of what sets it apart from other locations. If you enjoy walking and exploring off the beaten track this will blow you away. Abundant choice of walks with differing degrees of difficulty...More

1  Thank padraigbailieborough
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We visited in the late evening and really enjoyed the peace and beauty of this small woodland right beside the town of Glengarrif. The blue pool is very picturesque and the departure point for a ferry to Garnish island.

Thank Michelin_Sam
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped all too briefly before dinner, but spent more time than expected, walking up to the waterfall, building stone stacks in the river and skimming stones. Very beautiful and peaceful place.

Thank cfurey
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great walks. high in biodiversity. a treasure. Worth visiting for a long or short walk. Free entry and great for families.

Thank LornaOMahony
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped to check out the blue pool, and wandered on to the loop walk through the woods to catch a glimpse of the seals. This was a really surprising walk, some of the views that we came across were truly spectacular and so unexpected. Really...More

Thank jenber2000
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Debbie C
3 May 2015|
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Response from Ruthe A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Jim's Coffee House and Emporium is just outside the village, on the Bantry Road on the right - great lunches, breakfasts and coffee and cakes. Likewise Mannings Emporium is a few miles further along the road at... More