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Ring of Gullion heritage coach tour

We thoroughly enjoyed partaking in the European Open heritage coach tour with Una as our guide. Una... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Cafe and Forest Park

See also the reviews of the forest park. We stopped in at Synge & Byrne cafe - for delicious light... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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The Ring of Gullion is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is home to the very popular Slieve Gullion Forest Park, as well as Derrymore Estate and Camlough Lake. The Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a unique geological...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Crossmaglen BT35 8SW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3031 3170
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed partaking in the European Open heritage coach tour with Una as our guide. Una was passionate, informative and very interesting in showing us these historical sights. We would highly recommend, thank you. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 25 June 2018

See also the reviews of the forest park. We stopped in at Synge & Byrne cafe - for delicious light brunch - just the thing to fuel up for a walk. Good coffee, tea and food.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

As a South Armagh native, sadly exiled to Belfast- I decided to bring my Belfast hubby and friends to my homeland on the Ring of Gullion bus tour. We had a beautiful day inJune- showing the countryside in all its splendour. From the first stop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

48 members of our club enjoyed an excellent Ring of Gullion tour last Wednesday. Its success was completely due to tour guide, Des Murphy, whose wealth of knowledge, humour and affability ensured that we all were both entertained and informed. The good weather and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank IrelandJosephine
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Ring of Gullion is a an area of ourstanding natural beauty in South Armagh that represents the eroded remains of a ring dike surrounding an ancient volcanic caldera and covers an area roughly 25 by 10 miles The 8 mile scenic drive through the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Went not really knowing what to expect but had a fabulous day, lovely walks, scenery and a fabulous play park for kids. All in all highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I am from South Armagh and really didn't know what to expect when I took the coach tour of the area during the summer. However, it was wonderful and although I have lived here all my life, there was so much that I didn't know....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This part of the country will just blow you away, the history that goes along with the myths with this sort of scenery as a back drop. We take it for granted as we see it every day , but after taking time to explore...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank paddy b
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A guided coach tour on European Open Heritage Day around the Ring of Gullion with our guide Una Walsh who was a treasure chest full of information and related stories. She brought to life the castles of the past, the places of the present and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vee633
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We are a group of Seniors and we took a guided coach tour. We enjoyed the scenery, the geology, archaeology, wildlife and history. Had alovely lunch in the hotel in Crossmaglen and nice ice cream from the shop next door. Even the sun shone on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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23 August 2016|
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Response from Elaine J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I took so long to reply! It is up a hill to get to the fairy village and is steep in places but then eases out. Lots of people push buggies up the hill so it's manageable but I guess it depends on you and how you are... More
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Response from RoG_Manager | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed in the Adventure Playpark, and must be ‘under control’ at all times in the rest of the Forest Park.