Curragh Chase Forest Park

Things to do in County Limerick, Ireland - Curragh Chase Forest Park - YourDaysOut
Co. Limerick, Ireland
07.00 – 21.00 (1st April to 31st October) 08.00 – 18.00 (1st November to 31st March)
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There are over 300 hectares of rolling parkland, trails, mixed woodland, lakes and an arboretum at Curragh Chase. This planned landscape was the former home of the de Vere family, the most notable being Sir Aubrey de Vere who was a poet and an author. The façade of the former grand house sits proud on the hill overlooking the main car park and man-made lake. There are many wonderful features of the de Vere estate dotted around the Park for you to find, including; the impressive arboretum, a pet cemetery and a memorial cross. There is ample to do and see for an enjoyable day at Curragh Chase for all ages. Things to Do Walk: There are six walking trails to suit all levels of fitness. The Lake Trail (1.1km, 20mins, access for all) is a gentle walk around the perimeter of the man made Lake with great views of the house. Multi –use: these are both walking and cycling trails that explore the wider wooded part of the Park. The Curragh Trail (2.4km, 30 mins, easy) and the Glenisca Trail (3.6km, 1 hour, moderate) takes the visitor out into the wider forest passing an old cave, limestone outcrops sitting under the trees and the Yew woodland. If you are coming to the forest to...

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