This is a Millennium forest consisting of about 90 ha. The wood used to be semi-mature conifer woodland. There are 6 ha of oak woodlands over 100 years old.
In recent years the park has been replanted with sessile oak, ash, birch, cherry and spindle as part of the Millennium forest project.
Other flora to be found are bluebells under oak woodland. As regards fauna the usual wildlife associated with woodland are to be found - fox, badger, hare, rabbit, hedgehog and grey squirrels.
Proximity to Kilkenny means that the area is very popular with local townspeople for walking.
Coill an Fhailtaigh is a Millennium Forest. For more information on Coill an Fhailtaigh visit http://www.millenniumforests.com/locationsite_coillanfhaltaigh.html
Coille an Fhaltaigh Millennium Park FeaturesMillennium Forest, Picnic Site, Walking Trails, Nature Conservation,
How do I get there?It is located 5.8km southwest of Kilkenny off the Kilkenny to Callan road. Take the N76 to Callan. 3.5km south of Kilkenny turn right, drive straight through a crossroads and after 0.6km a sign on the left hand side of the road indicates that the park is a further 0.5 km ahead. Callan is a further 12 km away.
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|No of car spaces:||30|
|Car park opens:||9am|
|Car park closes:||5:30pm|
|Contact name:||Dermot Cantwell|