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The Towers

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A fabulous and peaceful experience

Walking through the woodland with the sounds of birds, ruffles of leaves and sounds of trickling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Conna, Ireland
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I enjoyed the walk through the woodland to the towers and its not too taxing. Its amusing to read... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
County Limerick, Ireland
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Lismore, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking through the woodland with the sounds of birds, ruffles of leaves and sounds of trickling water, it is easy to forget your daily routine and just relax. The beautiful structures in the middle of the woods are bother eerie and delightful in equal measure...More

Thank rorobenben
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the walk through the woodland to the towers and its not too taxing. Its amusing to read the story behind it - sibling rivalry!

Thank 320bk58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many famous castles and tourist locations everyone knows about and if you like crowds and cramped spaces then by all means do those locations but this place was magical! We only decided to see the towers because it was in a photography...More

Thank cincoy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Accessed via a woodland path which is flat and easy to walk but does have one reasonably steep slope as part of the walk. Surounded by beautiful woodland. Children will love it.

Thank Leza H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Ballysaggart Towers are said to have come about as a man tried to keep his wife happy and her jealousy of her sister-in-law who lived in a bigger home than her. The towers are situated between Lismore and Ballyduff upper and consist of a huge...More

Thank Dáithí Ó
Reviewed 11 April 2017

With the children great place to explore the children love the freedom and it great to run of and have a sense of freedom for them

Thank Regina O
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with our 2 year old toddler while 8 months pregnant. It was just enough to be a challenging walk but the sights were well worth it. We took a left at the car park which was a longer, less steep walk that approaches...More

Thank Abbygale B
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We went here today. What a beautiful walk through the forest and to view a couple of ruins that you can go in and around safely. This is not a hike but more of a nice walk. There is a bit of a hill but...More

Thank lindyn2016
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Built by a landlord at the height of the famine to keep up with the joneses at the behest of his wife and family. He went broke in the recession of the time and like all recessions the little people, his tenants suffered.

Thank meareilly
Reviewed 23 September 2016

What a terrific setting for a walk in the forest or to enjoy a picnic while viewing the remains of a failed competition between two couples back in the 1800s to possess the most grandiose residence. Brothers, Arthur and John Ussher, had married two sisters,...More

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24 October 2016|
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Response from steven w | Reviewed this property |
it's in Waterford, so you could probably get a bus or train to Waterford, I'm sure there's a bus that will go lismore. I'd google it and see can you plan your journey. sorry I couldn't be of any more use, hope this helps
20 November 2015|
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Response from celtic333 | Reviewed this property |
Its only a five minute drive from Lismore.