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Union Wood / Ballygawley Lough

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This is one of the oldest woods around ,great walk ways you could spend hours , day, with loads of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Paul H
Good views

We went for a walk here during our stay at nearby Castle Dargan. The walk is beautiful and just the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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27 Jul 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is one of the oldest woods around ,great walk ways you could spend hours , day, with loads of walk ways , bring water and a packed lunch / snack , you just want to keep Wally class

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We went for a walk here during our stay at nearby Castle Dargan. The walk is beautiful and just the right length at 5.5km. My only criticism is the waymarked posts are a little thin on the ground. We started on a green trail and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank conboy1
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The union wood in Ballisodare is a beautiful place to go walking. There's a wonderful view across ballisodare bay of knocknarea and Benbulben from Union Rock. There's walking paths and also mountain biking paths and there are plenty of signs giving information on local history...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Trudie Y
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Very enjoyable family walk in the woods. Lots of beautifully scenery,and many a different path to take. Now we know about Union wood we look forward to walking our dog here our next Sligo visit. Some paths are a bit steep and uneven but there...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Union wood has some great trails,the only setback is signage is not great and you would need to have good sense of direction to avoid getting lost.The trek u to Union rock is well worth the effort (35 nins or so) but the views from...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

From the main carpark on the east side of the forest I set off for my destination of Collooney. The walk is well sign posted and the little diversion up the wooden steps to Union Rock is well worth it, with fantastic views. I got...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank seanandchrisgaughan
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic opportunity to explore another part of sligo. Slightly off the beaten track as it's not the easiest to find, but you can gain access from collooney near the gulf petrol station. This forest is also used by a mountain bike club so watch out...More

Thank marksligo
Reviewed 6 September 2014

With all the walks available in Ireland (Strandhill, Rosses Point and others) the Union Wood was a litttle dissapointing. was a nice walk , stroll in woods, but nothing special. the trails are not well signed and you can end up walking around the woods...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank StellaHobo
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

I always come here when walking the dog and I absouletely love the scenery of the mountains along with the bit of the lake. The problems I have with the walking trail that its not smooth and too rocky. Also you hardly see the lake...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Ggbabe
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Having lived in this area many years ago I was so pleased to take a walk in Union Wood and relive childhood memories. A peaceful place still. Well worth a walk to relax and Relate

Date of experience: January 2013
3  Thank WJCollins
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