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Address: Ballyhoura | Co. Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 63 91300

Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in...

Ballyhoura Country is a walker's paradise offering spectacular walking in ancient and unspoilt landscapes. Whether your interests lie in short, easy walks or long distance walking, whether you prefer guided walks or to organise your walking independently; walkers of all abilities will be invigorated by the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the area. Walking through Ballyhoura Country offers plenty choice to walking enthusiasts, there are exciting nature walks, river bank walks, quiet country roads, the Ballyhoura Waymarked Way, rugged mountains, rich bogs, and mythical landscapes. For further information contact Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club.

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A beautiful day out.

I've been up the Ballyhoura's several times. There are some lovely trails from easy to hard hiking in the range. you can get some incredible views from the top of county Limerick... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Thomas S
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've been up the Ballyhoura's several times. There are some lovely trails from easy to hard hiking in the range. you can get some incredible views from the top of county Limerick and Cork. Some of the trails you could do in runners but i'd advise wearing a hiking shoe or boot especially if it's raining.

Thank Thomas S
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great trail! I loved this walking trail in Ballyhoura, definitely right up my alley as I am a very outdoorsy person! It was lovely to immerse myself outdoors for the day as the weekend was sunny and the environment was like no other! Definitely recommend!

Thank karenlawless212
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Ballyhoura Way, a mixture or quite roads, forestry and mountain walks which include the counties of Limerick and Tipperary

1 Thank Pronsias M
County Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was a long drive from limerick to ballyhoura. When we arrived we started walking later on we did the mountain walk I couldn't think of one complaint against ballyhoura

Thank Charlie N
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I went here with my two teenage sons and we all agreed it was a challenging and exciting afternoon of mountain biking. The trails take you through some lovely country side while the tech loops give you that full on mountain biking experience that definitely isn't for the faint hearted. We rented the bikes on site from Trail Riders and... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I visited here on a mountain biking excursion with friends. I had done a lot of road cycling but never any intense mountain biking, so I was worried. I need not have., Ballyhoura offers mountain biking paths for cyclists of all ability, and even the beginner trails offer an exhilarating thrill. The scenery that you manage to see in your... More 

1 Thank Keith W
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

One thing I did not not like was you have to pay €5 at the entrance only 5 coins.or you have to park up and walk in to get change instead of just getting a ticket and having a pay machine there.good. Walk and trails around the area.

2 Thank EoghanA
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place for mountain bikers & walkers. Expert advise in the shop & helpful staff. Ireland needs more MTB trails like this as it will boost the tourism here. Kerry & Cork Mountains & beyond are a Mountain Bikers paradise if only more single track trails were put in. Investment into old walking trails as well can... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Absolutely gorgeous countryside. Easy walking for kids. Fairy and lephrachaun spotting fun! Trails are good for kids, bring gumboots.

Thank kiwibaby
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Some V Good Loops and variety of terrain - great views of the Golden Vale and Galtees - at times some forestry work can cause some muddy sections but overall well maintained and rural - bring supplies with you.

3 Thank Graig15

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