Castlefreke Woods is a fantastic resource for families of all ages and a great way to spend a morning or afternoon.
There are various walks you can do including:
Lord Carbery’s Cross Trail (1.3kms, 40mins, moderate)
The Strand Leg (200m, 5 mins, moderate) This is a short trek leading you down to the Long Strand and the sand dunes.
Castle Cross Trail (650m, 20 mins, easy) is a gentle walk next to the road and on the bounds of the forest
The Lake Walk (1km, 20 mins, easy) leads you down to Kilkeran Lake
The River Walk (450m,10mins, easy)
Castlefreke Warren Walk (1.3km, 30 mins, moderate) tracks behind the Long Strand dunes and offers fantastic ocean and coastline views on a sunny day
Rathbarry Church Walk (300m, 10mins, easy) that leads to the ruins of the Church of Ireland church and graveyard that was built in 1825 by the Freke family.
*Information courtesy of Coillte Ireland
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Castlefreke Woods, Castlefreke, Co. Cork