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Ballyhoura Cycle Trails

Ballyhoura Country

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.

In Ballyhoura you can discover past cultures with every step that you take. Learn how prehistoric man farmed the shores of Lough Gur, discover how the medieval walled town of KIlmallock was fortified or view the magnificent Doneraile Court and listen to its fascinating history.

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 fishing or horse riding. Other activities include clay bird shooting, paragliding, kayaking and orienteering.

Mountain Biking is a particularly big activity as it is the base for the biggest off-road terrain  area in Ireland with over 90KM’s of marked trails.


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