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Address: Fossa, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633

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Really lovely trails overlooking the iconic Lough Leane

Importantly, there are two approaches - an easy one from the north (Gap of Dunloe road) and a really difficult one from the south (near Dinish Cottage). You really need a guide... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2015
Bernard C
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Cork, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a primordial experience, an ancient indigenous woodland setting in an amazing landscape, a good long walk with the added bonus of O Sullivan's falls to visit in the middle of it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A view that simply takes your breath away whether rain or shine. Walk, bike or hike at your own pace, great for family nature outings.

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Thank epmullen7
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The walk is said to be beautiful. However, the first few hundred meters lead you through private property (just a stony road passing two houses). The (pretty much obstinate) owner won't let you pass this way and literally chases you. We talked to residents living pretty close to the walk and not even they are allowed to walk this masterpiece... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

as stated by a couple of reviewers before me, the access to the path that leads to this walk is currently in dispute, when I was approaching the farmer came out hands raised to stop me from going any further, luckily I had met a local beforehand who gave me prior warning and his name, he told me to say... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Tomies Wood is about five miles outside of Killarney and separates Lough Leine from Tomies, Shehey and Purple Mountains. Tomies is an ancient oak wooded area on the shores of Killarney's Lakes. There is a track that takes about an hour to 90 minutes to complete. Don't miss O'Sullivan's Cascade just off the lower path. For the more adventurous, you... More 

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Thank Matt O
Dublin
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have done this walk numerous times and it is absolutely beautiful particularly at this time of year. However, on this occasion we were confronted by the farmer and were told that we could not walk through his land which is a path only a few hundred yards long at the beginning of the walk. We were disappointed that this... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

A large and mixed group visited and did a fantastic walk. We had several kids with us, but it was a very doable walk, and the views were incredible. It was the summer of 2014 that we did this, and I believe it has been closed off to the public since. Really disappointed about that, but can understand the reason... More 

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Thank Set4Road
Cork, Ireland
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43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice walk but only negative is that dogs are not allowed as you need to pass through a farmers yard on entry

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Cork, Ireland
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300 reviews
142 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Importantly, there are two approaches - an easy one from the north (Gap of Dunloe road) and a really difficult one from the south (near Dinish Cottage). You really need a guide for the latter as there is man-eating rhodadendron as barrier to the surviving tracks. There can also be landowner problems, so check out the current situation before going!... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Supurb walk suitable for all ages very safe, Sceanery breath taking,looking on down to the lakes of Killarney, came across a deer also. I love this walk it's certainly one of my favourites.

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