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Knockma Forest Walk

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relaxing family day out

a nice walk, but not for anyone with special mobility needs or buggies its uphill for the most part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheila N
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Galway, Ireland
An addiction! Just spectacular

Spectacular walk. The view from the hill far outweighs the view of the hill - simply breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Celtic_Hawthorn
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice walk, but not for anyone with special mobility needs or buggies its uphill for the most part and very much a woodland trail. A peaceful walk with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

Thank Sheila N
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Spectacular walk. The view from the hill far outweighs the view of the hill - simply breathtaking. Lots of history and legend surrounds this hill which definitely adds to its charm. Exceptionally beautiful- highly recommend

Thank Celtic_Hawthorn
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Go walking here good bit. The new walk way is brilliant give class view for miles. The old path through the forst is something worth seeing aswell.

Thank Cathal C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Knockma is an amazing walk that I would definitely recommend. It can be challenging for lazy people like myself but it is worth getting to the top for the stunning views. The adorable fairy doors scattered everywhere make it feel very magical :)

Thank Cait F
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I walk or walk and jog Knockma regularly. Its beautiful any time of the year and it has lovely views. Its a great place to exercise or to go for a walk with the family. Plenty of places for the kids to explore, and there...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The uphill walk is on a rough path through the woods. The view from the top over surrounding countryside is breathtaking. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank IrelandGalwaygirl
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great walk up the hills. Full of greens and scenic views. Grazing sheep and silent woods. Perfect place for joggers and photographers.

Thank HerecomesM
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautiful Hill walk which is particularly fab first thing in the mmorning. Joggers and runners will love this spot. Bring reasonable shoes, some brisk uphill bits that will test

Thank Eidink67
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This walk is far from flat but is an amazing walk all the same. The views from the top are really nice. This is also the home of the king of the fairies from Connaught. So keep an eye out for him. There are fairy...More

Thank Galwaybiker
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk. Not good for those with mobility issues. Locals tell me thieves are around so don't leave things visible in your car at the car park. Several signs warn of this. Lots of local legends about Knockma. No fee to enter or...More

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The road by the car park is public. All others are private.
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