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Gosford Forest Park, Greer’s Trail

Dean Swift’s Well and Chair can be viewed along the Drumlack River before reaching The Millponds. The trail enters the beech woodland on Draper’s hill and then skirts around the boundary of Gosford Castle into coniferous forest plantations. The deer and heritage poultry enclosures are near the trail’s end.




2.8 miles

OS Map

Sheet 19

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Parkland & Grassland, Woodland


Off-road paths

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Dean Swift's Well and Chair, river, 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 route.

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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