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Park and Forest Walks

Park and Forest Walks

Bansha Wood

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Bansha
Tipperary
Republic of Ireland

The area was originally part of the Moor Estate and Moor’s Rock is situated 1 km. from the car park. Once part of the Moore estate there are many references to Moor in the area (also spelt Moore). Moors Rock and Moor abbey to name a few. The wood contains the site of a penal church west of Slievenamuck. Ballagh fort and the ruin of Aherlow Castle.
From this rock there are panoramic views of counties Tipperary, Cork, and Limerick.

Descriptions
Distance

There are many walks available in varying lengths from 2.5km to 3.5km.

Fauna

Red squirrel and Fallow deer.

Flora

Douglas fir, scots pine, and sitka spruce. There are also replanted broadleaves such as oak, beech, holly and rowan, also rhododendrons, which flower in late May and June.

Geology

Old red sandstone.

Car park and picnic site, viewing points and marked forest walks are all here to enjoy. This is a very quiet and peaceful area. The Aherlow Fáilte Society have for many years assisted in the maintenance of the area.

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Located 6.5 km from Tipperary Town on the main N74 road to Cahir.

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