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Gosford Forest Park, Castle Path

This path takes in the Arboretum and southern end of the Walled Garden before reaching the boundary of the privately owned Gosford Castle. From here the path leads through oak and Norway spruce plantations returning to the car park by the Rare Breed and Heritage Poultry enclosures and café.




1.3 miles

OS Map

Sheet 19

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Parkland & Grassland, Woodland


Easy level off-road paths

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Aboretum, walled garden, views of Gosford Castle

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

The trail is well signposted from the car park and around the forest.

These walks are situated in a working forest environment and may be subject to diversion and closure from time to time.

Up to date information is available on the Forest Service web site - link below.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Signposted from Markethill.


Car park (fee charged), Toilets (disabled access), Picnic areas, Way-marked/nature trails, Camping and Caravaning, Guided tours available



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Ratings and Comments

LILIANE BASSIL DAVIDSON 3 June, 2010 @ 20:17

i walked Gosford Forest Park,Castle Path in a sunny day and it was wonderful ,its the paradise !!!!

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