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Drumaheglis Nature

A short, pleasant woodland nature trail adjacent to the River Bann set within the Drumaheglis Marina and Caravan Park complex

County

Antrim

Distance

0.75 miles

OS Map

Sheet 8

Nearest Town

Balnamore Village

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Riverside, Woodland

Terrain

Woodland track

Grid Reference (Start)

C902254

Grid Reference (End)

C902254

Point of Interest

Great for frog spawn and riverine bird watchers

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From the marina car park follow the nature trail sign to a track through the woodland. This unmetalled path swings around the outside edge of the existing woodland area and offers a short, quiet walk, good for families with small children. The track re-emerges at the Drumaheglis amenity site and walkers can avail of a cup of tea or take the children to the play area on site.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

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Getting to the Start (by Car)

From Ballymoney Town Centre follow Charlotte Street and Balnamore Road to Balnamore Village and pick up the brown signs for Drumaheglis Marina.

Facilities

The nature trail is open for walking all year round. From Easter until the end of September 9am to dusk, visitors can avail of the site amenities including toilets, car park and small shop.

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