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Somerset Forest

Somerset Forest is located on the south western boundary of Coleraine. Within the forest there is a range of walks of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty. There is a short circular route to "Millennium Miles" standard, suitable for less able users. The paths are also suitable for jogging in conjunction with exercise apparatus situated in a fitness cluster close to the car park

County

Londonderry

Distance

2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 4

Nearest Town

Coleraine

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Woodland

Terrain

Gravel paths, easy walking

Grid Reference (Start)

C852304

Grid Reference (End)

C852304

Point of Interest

Herons, squirrels, other wildlife

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From the car park there are two waymarked paths that lead through a wide variety of broadleaved and conifer trees. These paths can be used for jogging. There is also a fitness cluster of exercise apparatus situated next to the car park. Guidance on how to use it safely and effectively is given on an illustrated lectern.

Getting to the Start

Somerset Forest is located one mile south of Coleraine on the A54 Kilrea Road.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 2

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Disabled parking

Facilities

Refreshments and toilets available in Coleraine.

Publication

None

Publication Availability

N/A

Walk Location
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