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Great place for kayaking

Fantastic place at the Cranafest weekend. Enjoyable for all the family. Nice to stroll too and... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
County Armagh, United Kingdom
Lovely park for a walk

Always go for a walk here when visiting family. Lovely park with paved path by the Crana river, can... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Red Deer, Canada
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Cahir O'Doherty Avenue, Buncrana, Ireland
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All reviews the river beautiful walk free library well worth a visit visiting family trees land paths nature benches birds
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Fantastic place at the Cranafest weekend. Enjoyable for all the family. Nice to stroll too and relax.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris_Tay_UK
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Swan Park almost a year after the floods of 2017, the park is actually still closed with very little work done since. What shame was a beautiful walk by the river Crana

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank T8337NQstephenb
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Always go for a walk here when visiting family. Lovely park with paved path by the Crana river, can look out for the bronze imprints of animal tracks/local vegetation and now the fairy tree houses. Opens out into a big lawn with benches, used to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank Orlacopter
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location, wonderfully restored and maintained. Still recovering from storm damage. Magical fairy land. Peaceful and tranquil.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Eibhilin L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

On a late Autumn afternoon a walk here in Swan Park in Buncrana is most enjoyable and rewarding. Close enough to the town centre to be easily accessible maybe after a lunch in one of the many excellent eateries in the town. Wrap up well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank C7425LRdavidf
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This Inishowen area was once the home to the O'Doherty clan. The Keep is still standing, as is the manor house. The rugged, beautiful Buncrana river bridge must be crossed to visit the Keep. All private land now, it was a once in a life...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank marace2016
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Well worth a visit this is more like a mini wilderness than a park with rivers waterfalls lots of trees birds and fish, The paths are ok but there was terrible flooding last week which has cut off some paths so find out before you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Twinklezz
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Lovely place for a walk.Nice scenery and very quiet. Unfortunately rain caused grass paths to be mucky and spoilt it a little bit .Thats nature for you but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jimprior555
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice walk along Crana river lots to see plenty of wild life lots of locals using it and they are all very friendly well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank paulwX6415PI
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely surprise of a park with lots of fairy doors to investigate. There is parking at the angling place outside the gates where you can use toilets and buy icecream.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MancGranny
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21 June 2018|
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Response from Orlacopter | Reviewed this property |
8 March 2015|
Response from Geraldine3 | Reviewed this property |
There is no law stating otherwise although it is only a narrow walkway most people keep theirs on a lead but there is a beach just a bit of a walk away where the dog can play and roam.