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Currabiny View

Currabinny Woods are a beautiful natural amenity only 4 miles from Carrigaline. They can be reached by driving down the Chuch Road towards Coolmore / Ringaskiddy and then by taking the right turn past the historic Coolmore Cottages. The woods are situated on a peninsula where there is a good view across the water to Crosshaven and other features of Cork Harbour such as Spike Island and Cobh Cathedral in the distance. It is managed by Coillte -the Forestry Dept. Interesting features in the Woods are: a pre-historic burial cairn known as the 'Giants Grave' and there is a gazebo in the centre which the original landowners built to have 'tea with a view'. The forest trails are wide and airy, The main circuit around the Woods can take approx. 1 hour to walk. The woods are mostly deciduous and boast a colourful display of leaves in the Autumn.


Copyright: Mariusz Kalinowski
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Uploaded: 10/01/2012
Updated: 15/10/2014


Tags: forest; wood; cork; cobh; currabiny; crosshaven
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