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Doneraile Wildlife Park

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Doneraile, Ireland
+353 22 24244
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Hidden Gem of North Cork

Another underutilized gem of Ireland. Last week I didnt even know it exists and today I was shocked... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ziggynath
,
Cork
Adults & Kids

This place has a playground - also great walks/runs for all the family to explore - its near the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KillowenCork
,
Ireland
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tea rooms are” (3 reviews)
“dog fouling” (2 reviews)
“wildlife park” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Doneraile, Ireland
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+353 22 24244
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"tea rooms are"
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"dog fouling"
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"wildlife park"
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"nice playground"
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"public toilets"
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"playground for children"
in 2 reviews
"big house"
in 2 reviews
"lovely surprise"
in 2 reviews
"river running"
in 2 reviews
"young families"
in 2 reviews
"great place for a walk"
in 2 reviews
"lovely spot"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 4 reviews
"great amenity"
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"free entry"
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"coffee shop"
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"beautiful house"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Another underutilized gem of Ireland. Last week I didnt even know it exists and today I was shocked how beautiful, interesting and peaceful this place is. Ok house needs more work before it reopens and tearoom food options could be better, but this place has...More

Thank ziggynath
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a playground - also great walks/runs for all the family to explore - its near the town for lunch. You get to see the deer grazing nearby. Also, neat as a pin.

1  Thank KillowenCork
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Although a splendid little tearoom with a warm cosy stove the coffee I ordered was cold & the scones were certainly not freshly baked. The scones were rock hard & tasteless, even the hot chocolate I got for my little girl was laced with sugar...More

4  Thank RossCork
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This park has it all. Kids play area, nice long or short walks depending on your mood and a lovely cafe. A real must visit if your in the area.

1  Thank Mark O
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I want to start this review by saying that I love Doneraile Park. I live ten minutes from it and have been coming to this park weekly for over a year. In terms of the park itself it is beautiful and free and a fantastically...More

16  Thank siobhanmorrissey2912
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Lovely paths to walk on. Beautiful scenery. Picnic benches scattered about. Enormous tress to sit under during the summer with your picnic on sunny days. Deer and various wildlife abundant. The children's park is fabulous. well secured and clean. Doneraile house and gardens are a...More

Thank katie365
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Doneraile park is very popular with the people that live in the vicinity. It has several marked walks of distances up to 5,3 km (about an hour) and it is never crowded. There is a car park and a playground, and public toilets next to...More

Thank RP-Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I enjoyed a wonderful afternoon strolling around the many walks at Doneraile Wildlife Park. There is a beautiful house located in the park which you can view from the outside but you are not allowed to enter. There is a pond and...More

Thank NicStarbar
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park for kids nature lovers and dogs! Great trails for runners too. Along with the refurbished gardens the tea rooms offer a nice selection of refreshments. Great playground too. Well done to the OPW for the great restoration.

Thank Foxydomo
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing park with 3 breeds of Deer - great walks and well run cafe with most friendly staff who were most welcoming - will definitely revisit - well supported by locals who have an access from Doneraile - well done to OPW

Thank Jean D
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Terri C
16 September 2017|
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Response from IrelandUna | Reviewed this property |
In Doneraile itself.
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Terri C
16 September 2017|
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Response from Rodney A | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is in the town! Don't need a car
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Kay M
10 June 2017|
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Response from Margaret O | Reviewed this property |
Doneraile Wildlife Park is a mecca for dog walkers. Be advised that dogs must be kept on leads at all times but there are 3 different walks to take so pooch should be well exercised. Happy walking
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