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Dromore Wood Nature Reserve

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delightful place to walk

This was a delightful place to walk with your children or dogs.There are short and long walks to... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Maureen O
Dublin, Ireland
Recommend this stop!

Based on all the reviews, we stopped here along our way to Ennis. It was a great place to stretch... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This was a delightful place to walk with your children or dogs.There are short and long walks to suit all persons.The wood is so very peaceful and scenic.A lovely place to bring a packed lunch or just sit on one of the benches and breath...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Based on all the reviews, we stopped here along our way to Ennis. It was a great place to stretch our legs and my - it was beautiful!!! Green, green forest! If you are staying in Ennis- come here for a 1/2 day or more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lindafrank123
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the great outdooors with a selection of walks available. None are extreme and all offer a mixture of paths and woods. there are a number of car parking options available.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jkcollinsirl
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the Shannon airport very early, too early to check into our hotel in Galway so we looked for things to do along the way. Dromore Woods Park came up and we were so glad it did! The Castle Trail was the perfect...More

Date of experience: June 2018
8  Thank Allison O
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Within Close driving distance from Ennis town and surrounding area. Dromore woods is a fantastic place to go for a peaceful stroll. You will also be met by spots of history that relate to the area. Definitely, a place to check out if you are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank ekellyie
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Accidentally discovered this little gem. We were staying in Ennis and wanted something outdoors and free where the kids would be kept busy so we found Dromore Woods roughly 9km from Ennis. There are loads of different paths you can take for your walk and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Daefwal
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Our pet lab is cranky at the best of times but he always has a smile on his face for the 30-60 mins from the time he gets out of the car until he goes back in. There is a magical energy to this place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Blub111
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Absolutely beautiful location for a walk. The paths are so clean and so well kept, well done to all involved .

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Catmuropy
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Took a bit of finding using the GPS which took us on a very circuitous route. It is a lovely forested area offering some nice walks and a bit of exercise. Probably not for tourists on a short trip or tight schedule but worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Dromore is a little difficult to find unless you know the location. However having found the forest you have a varied selection of walks to suit most capabilities. We often use the woods to walk the dogs. You might be a little disappointed by the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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14 March 2018|
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Response from Tony2Phones | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I would have to say not really. there are paved areas getting to the castle section but then you get onto some uneven tracks beyond there.
24 July 2017|
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Response from likestotravel529 | Reviewed this property |
This is a large open space with many open areas with smaller spaces also near by. If you were to research maps before you go you will see this. I have been here and having seem I believe it is possible