We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Gearagh

Macroom, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
Save
Review Highlights
This is worth visiting

I found this by accident. I am a photographer also, so I was in the area and wanted to shoot some... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ShaneMcDonald
,
Waterford, Ireland
A lovely walk

A fabulous scenic walk across a collection of water ! Little bridges add to the whole ordeal... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
StefM2213
,
cork
via mobile
Read all 37 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fabulous walk” (2 reviews)
“forest” (5 reviews)
“river” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Macroom, Ireland
CONTACT
+353 21 427 3251
Write a Review
Reviews (37)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this by accident. I am a photographer also, so I was in the area and wanted to shoot some shots. I googled and found this was near by. It is a submerged forest apparently, deliberately flooded for a hydroelectric plant. Long walks available...More

Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A fabulous scenic walk across a collection of water ! Little bridges add to the whole ordeal ! Great if you catch a dry day ! Plenty free parking

Thank StefM2213
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a magic place for a walk, sit-down, or picnic. Great for photography. Try landscape, seascape and macro here. Come in Summertime to experience the Butterfly Island at its best.

1  Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

lovely walk :) well worth the view seen a few fishermen they gave me great information about the history of the area

1  Thank mark E
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I just love this walk - peaceful even though it's always busy! Everyone you meet is friendly and relaxed.

Thank CorkCouple
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I don't have a lot of intrest or knowledge of this type of place but it is a very pleasant walk in the countryside for anyone.

Thank food512016
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Geragh river basin is composed of ancient forests ,and lovely walkways and views.and was the subject of a popular documentary which was shown at the cork international film festival in 2015 to widespread acclaim..

2  Thank frankger
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I grew up near here... A fabulous walk to get away from it all. It is a delicate ecological area so please respect the area.

2  Thank mglireland
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Free walking trail through an area with lovely views of lakes and rivers with many species of birds. For the devoted bird watcher there is a purpose built elevated platform for sitting and observing. On the Southern side, there are many miles of quite country...More

2  Thank Mangaire
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The Gearagh gets its name from "An Gaoire", the wooden river. You can reach it via the R584 on the Inchageela - Gougane Barra Road only 5 km from Macroom town in West Cork. There is a small car park. Sadly it's not well signposted....More

2  Thank Inscribe
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Granville's Bar & Grill
216 reviews
3.32 km away
The Auld Triangle
101 reviews
2.24 km away
Toon’s Bridge Dairy
75 reviews
1.92 km away
Casey's Bar and Restaurant
141 reviews
3.58 km away
Nearby Attractions
Toy Soldier Factory
181 reviews
6.07 km away
Kirby's Korner Bar & Restaurant
17 reviews
12.16 km away
St. Gobnait's Monastic Site
8 reviews
13.54 km away
The Southern Bar
6 reviews
20.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Gearagh staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit