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Lickeen Woods (EN)

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Lickeen Woods iare situated in the picturesque Glencar Valley, adjacent to Upper Caragh River, Caragh Lake and Lower Caragh River. The woodland itself was once part of the Lansdowne Estate and is classified as old woodland. The main tree species are primitive oak woods. Other broad leaves include Holly and Mountain Ash, while conifers consist of Sitka Spruce, Japanese & European Larch, Douglas Fir, Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Grand and Noble Fir. The local fauna include otter and wild mink can be seen among the common wildlife. Red and Sika Deer are resident in small numbers in the adjoining woods.

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  • Glencar to Glenbeigh (EN)
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