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Muff Glen Forest Walk

With 34 hectares of mixed woodland, all of which straddles a valley alongside the Muff River, the forest provides a welcome retreat for the local residents of Eglinton and visitors from surrounding areas. This is a scenic circular walk through the woods with some steep steps and a waterfall.




3.3 miles

OS Map

Sheet 7

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Route Shape


Route Type



Moderate, steep in places

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Point of Interest

Waterfall and woodlands

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

The forest is accessible on foot via the loop path, with views of the waterfall at the southern end of the trail.

To arrange a special event or activity in this forest, you should apply in the first instance to the Recreation Manager, Forest Service NI at Garvagh Forest Office.

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

Situated approx. 1 miles south of Eglinton Village, on the B118. Accessed via the main Limavady - Londonderry road (A2) turning off for Eglinton.


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Ratings and Comments

kerry McGilligan 4 April, 2016 @ 12:16

Lovely Walk to do, but can be quite steep in areas.

John Mack 6 May, 2015 @ 14:12

Plesent walk

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