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Clara Bog Boardwalk

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Great place to visit. Very peaceful walk , very interesting place . Lots of beautiful flowers. Take... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Beautiful setting

Mountains as a backdrop, and no building to see, beautiful and peaceful. Helpful signage where you... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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Rahan Road, Clara, Ireland
+353 57 936 8878
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

Clara Bog is one of the best remaining examples of a raised bog in Europe, and the boardwalk is a 1km looped walk on Clara Bog. The walk itself is well sign-posted, with various information points along the way explaining the flora/fauna relative to the...More

3  Thank JackieDaniell
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Very peaceful walk , very interesting place . Lots of beautiful flowers. Take walk after visit to the information centre to gain the most from your trip.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Mountains as a backdrop, and no building to see, beautiful and peaceful. Helpful signage where you park explaining the flora and fauna. 20 mins flat walk on a boardwalk, easy and restful. Wasn’t busy and was lovely to be able to see the plants close...More

Thank SQ01273
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We had a lovely stroll in the early evening around the small circuit of the boardwalk. It seemed very small when I arrived but it is actually a lovely few minutes passed looking at the wild flowers, bees and surroundings of the bog. If you...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I go out here most evenings for a walk and some fresh air, It's 1km a full loop around, the scenery and wildlife are beautiful, and its great to get a bit of exercise

Thank paddy1817
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The boardwalk is probably only 1km long and does a loop out and over the bog and back. Parking available on the road at the entrance. Wasn’t busy (but dog foul in two places on this thin boardwalk, not blaming the dogs but come on...More

Thank JReading156
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed touring the boardwalk around the bog, a great feat of workmanship in itself, and the nearby visitor centre in Clara town was very well presented (and free!). We chatted with a very knowledgeable guide in the visitor centre, and learned a great deal...More

1  Thank SandJ2011
Reviewed 16 September 2017

An easily accessible and informative introduction to peat bogs and their significance and importance.

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place to take our family, little Pug and the kids grandparents for an evening stroll. Just outside Clara on the road to Rahan it is easy to find and an easy walk for young and old alike. The kids loved peering into...More

Thank Mollywog
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The Clara Bog walk is an easy 1km loop around a section of preserved bog just a few minutes from Clara. We visited to experience the flat openness of the bog landscape but local families also come to walk their dogs and get some exercise....More

1  Thank M D
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a truly amazing visit here on Monday, even though it was a damp unpleasant day. Clara Bog is a raised bog, I understand that it's one of the only raised bogs in Ireland, and you can stroll along a boardwalk over the bog...More

Thank porterIreland
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