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Gleninchaquin

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Address: | Tuosist, Kenmare, Ireland
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+353 87 712 8553
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03:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 03:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a small business, principally running a commercial sheep farm. We...

We are a small business, principally running a commercial sheep farm. We also have a passion for nature, the countryside and conservation. We embrace both business & tourism in an effort to make your experience of Ireland a memorable one. Agri-Tourism, Eco-Tourism, we warmly welcome you here. We are a private park, we maintain everything at our own expense which is why we make a small charge on entry. There is much of Kerry that is inaccessible, our park offers access through well maintained paths together with facilities as you may expect at any attraction. Washrooms, wheelchair access and much more. All of this takes funds to maintain and to enhance your experience here on Beara.

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Gleninchaquin Park

Loved the serene beauty of the area. Our family enjoyed the park. My husband and I went on one hiking trail, while the children did another that brought them closer to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
kasherman2017
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Gilford, New Hampshire
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Gilford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the serene beauty of the area. Our family enjoyed the park. My husband and I went on one hiking trail, while the children did another that brought them closer to the waterfall. It was a hidden gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular visitor to Kerry I was surprised to hear about this place on trip advisor as I had never heard of it before. The long drive down the narrow road is fine, just take your time and assume a car will be approaching any minute, there are plenty of places to pass and I had no problems passing... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

To us it was our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. We had been told it was a "little out of the way". Fifteen minutes off the main road in fantastically beautiful countryside, where else would you find such a treasure? This gem would be worth it if it was located hours off the main road. We... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I visited Gelninchaquin Park a few days after they closed for the season. With that, I planned ahead of time, contacting the owner through their website to schedule my visit. Communication was easy peasy and they were so very warm and welcoming. Because I pretty well had the entire park to myself (apart from the sheep), this is one experience... More 

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petewooly2015, Public Relations Manager at Gleninchaquin, responded to this review

Hi from a chilly Gleninchaquin, however. I am warmed to read of your appreciation. Our park aims to make visitors welcome and although we have to close our gates we are always open to greet visitors such as yourselves who call ahead. I am sorry I was not there on the day to meet you. We have a nice group... More 

Kansas City, Mo.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This commercial operation is a "sideline" of the sheep farm with which it shares the land. A challenge to get to (about 6 miles off the "main road", on a single lane track) it is worth the effort. Lovely hills, lakes, hiking trails, and the centerpiece waterfall await.

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Thank Nuttman
Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Saw the sign for this park on our way to Kenmare and decided to take a visit. Was def not expecting the drive to the park of around 8km of one car wide road . Thankfully we did not meet car from other direction The drive was worth it as the park is beautiful esp on the lovely day we... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

What a wonderful place to hike...across the valley and up into the hills. It is a backroads drive to get there but well worth it! They had fresh scones and coffee by the fireplace at the Park center when we returned. Keep it a secret because it is not overrun with other tourists (at least the day we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Gleninchaquin on local recommendation. Don't be put off by the narrow road leading to the centre. It actually only takes 15 mins once you leave the main road but you need to be careful and drive slowly. Once there you get to see the beautiful green pastures,, grazing sheep and fantastic backdrop of the mountain and waterfall. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A stunning setting, a little off the beaten path. The drive in to the park is an experience in itself! A narrow winding undulating road dotted with sheep & sheepdogs. The park is really well run & we were greeted on arrival by its friendly owner who explained the different trails. We went for the red trail which brought us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our host at Sallyport House B&B in Kenmare recommended Gleninchaquin Park as part of our drive around the Ring of Beara. It had rained most of the morning and early afternoon, but cleared up by the time we arrived around 3pm. It was a rather harrowing 7km drive on a single lane road from the main road, but we made... More 

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