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Glengarra Woods, Cahir
Categories: Forests, Nature & Parks
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.For travelers who use our international travel planner, Cahir holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Glengarra Woods and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Delighted this amenity is back open to its full potential. Loads of walks here. I love the river walk. Just be careful near the road as our dog wandered onto the old main road once when walking here. ... read more »
This is the perfect wood to go for a walk..alone, with your pet, couple or family! You can hear the wind on the trees and the feel the peace of the wloods, it's absolutely magical!
I've been coming to Glengarra woods since I was a toddler and lived in Ireland, and have come back on every visit. Over thirty years since I first visited I brought my year old daughter and it was ver... read more »
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