Situated in the southwest region of Ireland, on the borders of counties Tipperary, Limerick and Cork, Ballyhoura Country is an area of undulating green pastures, woodlands, hills and mountains. The ancient and unspoilt landscape, an abundance of significant heritage sites, thrilling outdoor activities and friendly people make it the perfect place to discover rural Ireland.
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There is a great variety of outdoor activities in Ballyhoura. Join with the local walking club as you walk the woodlands or hike the mountains. Try out mountain biking, fishing or horse riding. Other activities include clay bird shooting, paragliding, kayaking and orienteering.
The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails is the largest trail network of it’s kind in Ireland and provides 96km of purpose build way marked off road trails in the Ballyhoura Mountains along with showers, toilets, secure car parking at the trail head. Forest road climbs lead you into tight twisty singletrack with loads of ups and downs, tight turns and technical rocky bits. The trails range from a moderate 6 kilometre Greenwood loop to the demanding Castlepook loop, over 50 kilometres in length!
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