Glengarra Woods, Cahir

4.7
#6 of 7 in Nature in County Tipperary
Forest · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Glengarra Wood is a mixed woodland in Ireland located southwest of Cahir, Co. Tipperary off the M8 motorway and R639 road. Approximately in extent, it is situated on Old Red Sandstone on the southern slopes of the Galtee Mountains. It is mainly a coniferous forest with Sitka Spruce being the main species. Other conifer species present include Scots Pine, Japanese Larch, Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Western Hemlock and Western Red Cedar. The area also contains approximately of native Oak, Birch and Alder. Animals present include fallow deer, foxes, badgers, hares and red squirrels. Birds include pheasants, hawks, kestrels, ravens, herons and many song birds.
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  • Did the 7km walk today with the family, 2 adults and 3 children, 11,8&3. We followed the green arrow up the hill firstly and then back down the other side. We really enjoyed it and the kids managed....  more »
  • This place was easy to find and it really is a wonderful place to go and lose yourself in the beautiful countryside. We crossed two bridges. Walked along the river and found a fine path that was...  more »
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  • Lovely spot seems to be forgotten except for a few locals and polish .nice place for a bbq
  • Beautiful forest that makes you feel in touch with nature. Amazing views and scenery. Not commercialised in any way. Take the family or the dog. I guarantee you everyone will enjoy the walk. Make sure you make your way to the old hostel. The kids will love exploring this forest especially crossing the stream on rocks!

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