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Carey's Castle
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Hidden gem
Free to visit
Dog friendly
Free car parking
Cloudy days
Carey’s Castle was formerly occupied by monks and up to recent years, the ruins of the alms house was still in evidence.

There is a small lawn with picnic site close to the car park. A walk of about 500m takes you to Carey’s Castle, through mixed woodland and there is a pleasant walking path along the river bank for about 600m.

There are about 2 km of forest walks. Along the riverside walk there is a profusion of birch, oak, beech and ash with some spruce and larch. On the south side of the castle in what was the walled garden is a stand of Japanese larch and one of Old Scots pine. Other flora, woodrush, sorrel, grasses, ferns and sage.

There is an abundance of birds and animals including the red squirrel and fallow deer. The sparrow hawk can sometimes be sighted. The Glenary river flows by the old castle ruins.

Contact details
Off Dungarvan Road,Clonmel,Co Tipperary,Republic of Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 30 minutes here.

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