Greenfield is a mixed woodland of just over 34 hectares of varied age structure and species composition. Along with an array of native trees and shrubs there are some impressive mature trees including 200 year old Pedunculate oaks and very large specimens of Ash, Alder and Scot’s pine, as well as Western red cedar and Horse chestnut.
The standout feature of this woodland is that it includes four ponds. The range of plants, includes; floating vegetation, bulrush, Mare’s tail and white lily provides an important and much valued habitat for numerous dragon and damsel flies, breeding water birds including Little grebes and Moorhens. There is an abundance of breeding song and woodland birds. Greenfield is a joy to visit especially for the nature enthusiast.
Things to do
Walk: A section of the Multeen Way, a 23km long distance walk from Tipperary town to Milestown passes through Greenfield.
Explore nature: A really interesting site with a number of habitats supporting various populations of flora and fauna.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
The chorus of birdsong in this property is one of the highlights of a visit and has to be experienced for oneself. It is truly special at any time of the day but the dawn chorus during the spring and summer months is awesome.