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Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trail

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Address: Ballyhoura Forest | Ardpatrick, Kilmallock, Ireland
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Great trails although we weren't sure on the route we chose (on a whim). Our bad planning was our downfall as we eventually ended up on the red route!! OMG, I thought the trail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ydv74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trails although we weren't sure on the route we chose (on a whim). Our bad planning was our downfall as we eventually ended up on the red route!! OMG, I thought the trail would never end, and did lose my sense of humour towards the end (and a very very long detour). Had we done a bit more research... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A blast - a serious amount of trail development has gone on here since I last visited, and If your in this part of the woods I would strongly recommend a visit. Secure carpark, €5 admission, but facilities include changing room with showers, bike wash shop/coffee stop and bike hir and bike washe. If you require a bike book in... More 

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Cork
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The track is well laid out with various difficulty routes. There are incredible scenic views of the Ballyhoura mountains from the top. Showers and parking are also available.

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Thank Dmitry O
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A very challenging route and a very well organised cycle challenge. I would definitely return again. Great fun, company, a hot cup of tea & sandwiches after were most welcomed. Great facilities at the Ballyhoura MTB trails. Thank you.

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limerick ireland
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Live there ballyhoura never been there until October this year. Beautiful area for cycling or walking. We walked for hours just beautiful

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Ennis, Ireland
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Family outing to Ballyhoura today with 2 teenagers and 11 yr old. Wasn't sure what to expect as it was last minute decision to travel. Easy to find just outside Ardpatrick. We had four mountain bikes and rented one! Vy nice lads operating bike rental shop, good for advice....had the option of a 6 km or 17 km. considering we... More 

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Thank mon1973
Drogheda, Ireland
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent trails. Safe parking (€5). Showers & shop. Could do with a little cafe! Really sound lad running things while we were there. Did the White Trail on Saturday and it was really enjoyable. 35K with a little bit of everything...nothing really technical. Did the Brown Trail on Sunday and it was equally good. 18K. Red & Blue closed unfortunately...long... More 

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Thank Thomas M
Sioux City, Iowa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful way to spend the day! Great equipment, beautiful scenery, and the staff go above and beyond! Trails so nice, fun and easy to navigate, but very challenging as well.

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Thank brokenj
Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are familiar or not with mountain biking and want to place to go, this is it! The trails are all looped rides and well maintained and marked, don't have a bike? You can hire one, from hard tail right up to a full suspension bike. These are incredible trails taking right up into the Ballyhoura mountain range with... More 

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Thank Warren S
Wylie, Texas
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221 reviews
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a ride. My Wife and I went for our first trail ride here today. We are novice riders and both in our 50's but they really are Fantastic trails! We rode the green trail which is for beginners and only 6 kilometers but be aware, this bad boy will Still kick your butt. Lol. The first half is... More 

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