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Dromore Wood Nature Reserve

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Ruan, Ennis, Ireland
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When we walk the dog here, it’s like he took cocaine

Our pet lab is cranky at the best of times but he always has a smile on his face for the 30-60 mins... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Blub111
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Walking location

Absolutely beautiful location for a walk. The paths are so clean and so well kept, well done to all... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Catmuropy
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Galway, Ireland
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“castle trail” (7 reviews)
“rabbit island” (3 reviews)
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Ruan, Ennis, Ireland
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"castle trail"
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"rabbit island"
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"peace and quiet"
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"great walk"
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"great photo opportunities"
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"local wildlife"
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"birds singing"
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"lakeside walk"
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"ruined castle"
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"great outdoors"
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"information centre"
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"lovely forest"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"walks"
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"paths"
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"picnic"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our pet lab is cranky at the best of times but he always has a smile on his face for the 30-60 mins from the time he gets out of the car until he goes back in. There is a magical energy to this place...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Absolutely beautiful location for a walk. The paths are so clean and so well kept, well done to all involved .

Thank Catmuropy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Took a bit of finding using the GPS which took us on a very circuitous route. It is a lovely forested area offering some nice walks and a bit of exercise. Probably not for tourists on a short trip or tight schedule but worth a...More

Thank bobjanh
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Dromore is a little difficult to find unless you know the location. However having found the forest you have a varied selection of walks to suit most capabilities. We often use the woods to walk the dogs. You might be a little disappointed by the...More

Thank Tony2Phones
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Dromore Nature Reserve is a fantastic place to walk any time of year but especially during the autumn months when the trees display an array of colour as good as any place in Ireland. The Rabbit Trail is a short walk. The Castle Trail is...More

Thank Thomas L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A lovely place for an easy walk in the woods, with great trees, a nice lake with abundant local wildlife. A great place to chill...

Thank shanephuket
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

i had a great day with my family in this foresty the scenary is absolutly amasing and the trails varies in size.....

Thank ANTHONY QUINN V
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

As a photographer, I have been to Dromore Wood many times starting around 1972. I never get tired of listening to the bird song, or the sunsets from the walk way.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place to bring young, old & dogs/pets. There are a numerous walks but, you also bike trek in the woods in different areas.

Thank fifi197142
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We hiked around the castle trail which is a short walk good for families. Expect to enjoy beautiful views of the lake in a quiet peaceful setting. We will probably go back and and attempt longer trails next time. It is only a 1/2 hour...More

Thank Caroline_Ireland64
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Coliflower88
14 March 2018|
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Response from Tony2Phones | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I would have to say not really. there are paved areas getting to the castle section but then you get onto some uneven tracks beyond there.
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JaneneSkamp
25 July 2017|
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Response from likestotravel529 | Reviewed this property |
This is a large open space with many open areas with smaller spaces also near by. If you were to research maps before you go you will see this. I have been here and having seem I believe it is possible
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