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Address: Sligo, Ireland

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A pleasant forest walk with stunning views.

Situated about 5km from Sligo Town centre, the Hazelwood Forest walks offer beautiful views across Lough Gill and the many islands nearby. You start at the carpark by Half Moon... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Situated about 5km from Sligo Town centre, the Hazelwood Forest walks offer beautiful views across Lough Gill and the many islands nearby. You start at the carpark by Half Moon Bay and if you can drag yourself away from the stunning view you can proceed along several kilometres of forest path that run along the waterside. Each little bay or... More 

1 Thank fatman1967
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great place for a spot of cottaging Nice little horseshoe lake , great area for a walk although alit of the wooden sculptures have now eroded , however A GREAT PLACE FOR A SPOT OF COTTAGING 😂😂😂😂😂

Thank 00steels
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The Hazelwood (and Half Moon Bay) is just outside Sligo town. It's a lovely wooded area on the edge of Lough Gill, maintained by Coillte, with surfaced pathways through it. Trainers or light walking shoes should suffice- some of the paths can be uneven. A complete circuit along the lake edge and back through the forest is about two miles.... More 

Thank Anne S
Wicklow, Ireland
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Been dying to go here for a while and I was not disappointed. The colours were just spectacular. The views breath taking. Great place to go exploring. Very clean. Plenty of dog walkers. Really lovely.

Thank Shirley B
Derry, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

lovely walkway and next to a lake. The walk has very informative info posts ie. 21? along the pathway informing you of the various trees and foliage planted nearby and history belonging to them. You may also be fortunate to see the red squirrels as we did and so close to us. A very relaxing walk.

Thank AnnieD3333
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2014

A lovely walk part of which takes you along the shore of Lough Gill. Take plenty of bread to feed the ducks and swans. Shame the trail of wooden sculptures were not looked after and have now rotted away.

Thank JEL45
Co. Sligo, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

I wrote elsewhere how I love Dooney Rock forest, but this is a very close second favourite. Also by Lough Gill, full of beautiful native trees, especially the beautiful mature Yews. Walking is easy, very pleasant everywhere. Quite a lot of path walking for enthusiasts. A lovely place for picnics. The former video tape factory is a huge eyesore, though,... More 

Thank celticways
Sligo, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

Hazelwood is a fantastic place to visit at any time of the year with it's peaceful forest walks and beautiful views of Lough Gill and the Garavogue River. Can also see Hazelwood House from the forest walk.

1 Thank Michelle M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We stayed here on 26 August, booked online for one night. The room was nice and spacious, we were on our motorbike and there was plenty of space for our gear. We ate in the bar, very nice food, friendly staff, quick service even though the hotel was very busy. There was traditional music in the bar and a couple... More 

Thank 350Eddie
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Went for Easter egg hunt in hazel wood with two daughters. Beautiful scenery with accessible pathways. Very clean and we'll kept. Nice way to spend Easter Sunday!

Thank eddimacken

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