Things to see or do
- Flora: Along the riverside walk there is a profusion of birch, oak, beech and ash with some spruce and larch. On the south side of the castle in what was the walled garden is a stand of Japanese larch and one of Old Scots pine. Other flora, woodrush, sorrel, grasses, ferns and sage.
- Fauna: There is an abundance of birds and animals including the red squirrel and fallow deer. The sparrow hawk can sometimes be sighted.
- Geology: Geology: Old red sandstone with acid to peaty top soil.
- Facilities: There is a small lawn with picnic site close to the car park. A walk of about 500m. takes you to Carey’s Castle through mixed woodland and there is a pleasant walking path along the river bank for about 600m.
Colligan WoodDungarvan Waterford - Ireland South
This trail takes the walker through the woodland positioned along the valley of the Colligan River. A wide range of tree species is present. Because of the presence of many clearings and deciduous groupings, an excellent selection of woodland flora is present. National loop Walk
Address: Dungarvan, Co Waterford, Republic of Ireland