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Gosford Forest Park

Starting and finishing in the main car park, this trail leads towards the Mill Ponds, crossing over the Drumlack River. The woodland cover opens into parkland as the trail returns to the car park via the red deer and heritage poultry enclosures.




4.4 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

Mill ponds, mixed woodland, deer

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

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

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.

This walk is also suitable for people with limited mobility - please see Disabled Ramblers NI link below.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Signposted from Markethill.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Disabled toilets


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


Gosford Park Family Cycling Trail Card

Publication Availability

Available to download on this webpage.

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
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Ratings and Comments

Kevin 5 June, 2017 @ 23:37

We love Gosford, best walks in NI! Short, medium or long all good and well worth doing. Nothing too strenuous but the arboretum is spectacular.

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