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Glengarra Woods, Cahir

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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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  • very nice walking paths, beautiful river and waterfall, by nice weather one can spend an excellent day surrounded by the nature!  more »
  • The scenery in this location is magnificent, A beautiful perpetual flowing river! A relaxing walk up the Galtee mountain. Even the kids loved it.i  more »
  • Glengarra wood is such a beautiful peaceful place to visit in all seasons. Lovely walks up through the forest and along by the stream. Many wonderful trees . Lovely picnic area. One of my favourite pl...  more »
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  • Some nice walks here in this small wood to clear the head. There are a lot of small wooden bridges over small streams and larger wooden bridges over the river which blend in nicely with the forest. Plenty of benches to relax at. Not the most incredible or breathtaking views or scenery but pleasant nevertheless. Lots of non-native large trees and are signposted.