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Lovely walk

Really enjoyed Glanbarrow Waterfall walk, totally unspoilt, with a little help from a boardwalk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janehA9670EJ
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Edenderry, Ireland
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Pleasantly Surprised

We drove from Kinnity to Mountrath today, over the Slieve Bloom Mountains, somewhat foolhardy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
porterIreland
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed Glanbarrow Waterfall walk, totally unspoilt, with a little help from a boardwalk to make it a bit easier. You do need proper hiking boots and a reasonable level of fitness to attempt this - quite steep in places, leave small dogs/children at home!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Kinnity to Mountrath today, over the Slieve Bloom Mountains, somewhat foolhardy because we encountered serious icy and snowy roads which we should have had the cop on to expect. However, we got through on a wing and a prayer thanks to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

We took the orange route which is 10k and it took us about 2 hours 45 minutes. We also had a pit stop for about 15 minutes. It’s a lovely walk through forests past a small waterfall and along a board walk some of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank oharasteph
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely mountain walk with streams, meandering paths, hills and picnic benches. Our young children love to collect pine cones. Good for running. Cycles trails being developed 🚴🏻‍♀️ 🚶‍♀️ 🏃‍♂️

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michelle242018
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Waterfalls, old ruins, 2 beautifully different lakes, sheep, goats, deer and a very well maintained track! It rained but that didn’t spoil the views through the magnificent valleys. Well worth going that much further to walk right around both lakes!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice scenery. Glenbarrow waterfall is really nice and the walk to it is very relaxing and peaceful. Ridge of capard is nice too. Wear good footwear and bring water

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danielhg84
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We took a guided tour ( part of a guided tour package ) around Glenbarrow Waterfall and surrounding woods. Weather wasn't great but it was still enjoyable. Waerfall is approx 30 minutes walk from the car park but path is comfortable ( with few small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank julienkavanagh
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Have visited the Slieve Bloom Mountains a few times this year. It is really beautiful. The scenery is so beautiful and the boardwalk is really worth walking.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kate O
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

As a regular hillwalker I didn’t find the looped walks particularly challenging but the terrain was interesting as the flora and fauna were interesting as was the combined woodland walks , river and more open air board walks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flojomac2016
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Glenbarrow waterfall and the Glenbarrow loop are simply beautiful. The drive to Glenbarrow is along country roads lined by colourful natural gorse with great views of the countryside. The walk itself is an interesting walk beginning in woodland with the river barrow alongside. You will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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