Cahir Park is a small site that is well worth exploring. There is access down to the banks of the River Suir and across to the OPW managed, Swiss Cottage. For the walkers, the Tipperary Heritage Way links the site to Cahir Castle and there are tow paths running wither side parallel to the River. There is a huge amount to see on these walks that are suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. The mature mixed woodland is beautiful any time of the year and attact a wide range of flora and fauna, of which there is information on site. Once discovered, you will want to revisit – enjoy!
Things to do
Walk: The Tipperary Heritage Way passes through Cahir Park & links the main car parking area at Cahir Castle with the woodland and the Swiss Cottage.
Fish: There are tow paths at either side of the Suir with a number of purpose built angling stands. Enquire locally about permits and licenses.
Scenic drive: The looped 3 km motor trail boasts spectacular views of the deep valley and its walled sides.
Explore nature: There is an ancient stand of yew (Taxus baccata) in Cahir Park that has been enhanced by an EU LIFE Project for Woodland Restoration. Information signs on site will give further information on this project.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
There is an impressive single-span demesne bridge over the River Suir connecting the car parking area to the Swiss Cottage. Constructed in 1928 it is an attractive piece of engineering work.
Visitors Facilities on sit
Fishing stands (All-ability)