Dunmore Wood

Location

Dunmore, Durrow, Co. Laois

Site Description

Mixed woodland of broadleaves and conifers. Two rivers flow through the property namely the rivers Gully and Nore. The site contains rabbits, badgers, foxes, nature birds and fallow deer. There are also bluebells present in Spring. The site is a Coillte biodiversity area and contains a NHA/SAC. The cellars of the old house still remain. There are steps from the old house down to the river Nore. Old exotic plants planted adjacent to the house still persist. There is a well belonging to the house situated along river/path. The old estate gates still exist. Old specimen trees around and a very old stone bridge is marked on the site map.

Dunmore Wood Features

Archaeological, Picnic Site, Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

When travelling on the N8 Durrow to Abbeyleix, about 2km outside Durrow take the first minor road on left. About 0.5km on the right hand side the property is situated.

Get directions to this site

Parking

No of car spaces:30
map legend

Contact Info

Contact name:Dermot Cantwell
Contact email:dermot.cantwell@coillte.ie