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A Must

This is a unique experience, with so many beautiful little creations the world of fairies is no... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Cork, Ireland
Just super

This is such a beautiful place to walk around. It is free of charge. Along by derrynane beach and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Kilkenny, Ireland
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A magical fairy trail through the woodlands of Darrynane House, where young visitors can discover miniature houses where fairies live. This is a free attraction and open throughout the year.
Darrynane, Caherdaniel, Ireland
+353 21 481 2382
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is a unique experience, with so many beautiful little creations the world of fairies is no longer a make believe place

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Enjoyed walking this fairy trail with our two granddaughters ages 3 and 7. We arrive around 4:00 pm and the visitors center was already closed even though the signs said open until 5:00 pm. We were still able to access the fairy trail even though...More

1  Thank breenw
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Took my two granchildren there six and eight they had such fun and because they are so competative they put a lot of effort into finding the hidden little gems.

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MDMpr, Manager at Irish Fairy Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

We are glad that they enjoyed the trip

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to walk around. It is free of charge. Along by derrynane beach and house Has a coffee shop. The fairy trail is really nice and huge effort goes into keeping these fairy houses in imaculate condition. In addition to...More

2  Thank grovine
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Wonderful experience for the families with small children. Our daughter was successfully convinced there are real faries living in this forrest, she left each one a gift and couldn't stop talking about them the following day. As an adult I could also feel like a...More

Thank iamsherlocked1983
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A fantastic spot for children and adults to explore with lots of interesting features both natural and man made. Trees with passages beneath, an old folly, neolithic passages, the beach, rare trees ..... stunning.

Thank Amanito G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Such a beautiful & magical place, for both young and old! Get a map in the coffee shop at Derrynane House (leave a little donation!) and off you go ... the fairies have really put lots of effort into building a magical kingdom in these...More

1  Thank CorkGirl77
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A nice woodland made magical by the addition of cute little fairy houses. Everyone will have their own favourite fairy home and parents will have trouble keeping up with little fairy hunters looking for one they've missed. We easily spent over an hour here, but...More

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Very nice experience. It's part of the Derrynane House Gardens - i.e. just go to the house, and you'll get a map of the Fairy Trails there. The Fairy Trail is free - i.e. you don't need to do a tour of the house to...More

2  Thank Christian M
Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a great walk for young and old and teenagers - brought us all back to our childhood, wishing we believed in fairies again!!

1  Thank Ann L
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