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The Gearagh

Macroom, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
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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
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
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“fabulous walk” (2 reviews)
“forest” (5 reviews)
“river” (4 reviews)
Macroom, Ireland
+353 21 427 3251
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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
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