Glengarra Wood, County Tipperary
Nature, woodlands, wildlife and walking - Find all this and more at Glengarra Wood. This mixed woodland s situated just 13km (8 mi) west of Cahir town in County Tipperary. Situated on Old Red Sandstone on the southern slopes of the Galtee Mountain, this park has been beautifully developed and is definitely well worth a visit. There are many fine specimens of trees including the giant California Redwood, which were planted during the time when the area was part of the Lismore estate. Early summer visits are particularly notable for the fine displays made by the rhododendron flowers.
On site, you’ll find two way-marked trails. A 2 km (1.2 mi) loop walk, which starts at the car park. This trail takes you across the Burncourt River and through various different stands of trees, down a forest road and back to the car park again. The second trail - The Millennium Walk – is about 7 km (4.3 mi) and again commences at the top of the car park. Other facilities in the Glengarra include: car parking, 5km (3.1 mi) of pathways, picnic tables and information boards providing names of the different species as well as a plethora of other useful information.
Add to Custom Tour
Create your very own Ireland tour with our Tailor Made Tours section. Once you've created an account and logged in, you can add your favourite attractions, accommodation and activities. And, when you're happy with your choices, just send them on to one of our Ireland experts and we'll design a custom itinerary and quote tailored just for you.
Journey Through the West Chauffeur Drive Tour 11 Days
Ireland's wonderful west.
Starting from $4,215 pps
Romantic Ireland Self-Drive Tour 8 Days
Fall in love with the Emerald Isle and enjoy a whirlwind romance.
Starting from $873 pps
Journey Through the West Self-Drive Tour 11 Days
Experience an unforgettable beauty.
Starting from $1,201 pps
Romantic Ireland Chauffeur Drive Tour 8 Days
Get swept away in the romance of Ireland with a touch of class.
Starting from $3,012 pps