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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 487 4430
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My daily walk

I’m very fortunate to live in walking distance of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. A beautiful walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken B
County Kerry, Ireland
Tree cutting

Please be sensitive to the surroundings. We know you need to tidy up but let's not dessicate the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
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21 Oct 2017
“Tree cutting ”
11 Apr 2017
“Park walk ”
Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
Sunday's Well
Ballincollig, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 487 4430
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m very fortunate to live in walking distance of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. A beautiful walk through the old buildings and canals of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. There are hard walking paths for families with push chairs or natural woodland paths. It’s beautiful anytime of...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Please be sensitive to the surroundings. We know you need to tidy up but let's not dessicate the wooded area.

Thank lupisgrey
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The building are in a park, very accessible. However, even though it is clear a lot of work was done in the fairly recent past to maintain the buildings there is listed information available . Such a shame. If there had been a visitor centre...More

Thank 86cmd3
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great work has been done in the park, putting in walkways and cycle ways. Very popular with lovely walks by the river Lee and around by the gun powder mills

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fantastic place for a walk or stroll. Walks by the river are lovely, especially near the weir. Great for children, joggers and adults alike.

1  Thank BrendanO
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Historic beautiful setting, with a history of oppression and uprise. A nice place to take a walk and think.

Thank Corey32
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Don't expect a long history lesson, the site of the Royal Powder Mills only has a couple of signposts with the history of the Pwder Mills, and that's pretty much it... You're going there for the lovely walk through the woods, summer or winter. It's...More

1  Thank Marabiloso
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This ruins of a 19th century gunpowder mill has almost nothing of interest to offer, other than the fact that it was once there.

1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Lovely walk to take, very informative and they recently put in a fairy garden in the park as well as the new playground so the kids love it. Fab tarmac path up the park side of it so kids can cycle and skate etc. A...More

1  Thank TheMammyJournal
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Great for a walk around. Some interesting old buildings.... Lovely to bring the dog as there is someplace they can swim. Some parts of the woods is very dark so watch if you have kids with you, but other than that great spot

1  Thank CorkMilly33
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