Darkley Forest – Aughnagurgan Trail

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Darkley Forest Offers an enchantingly unique walking experience through a small and peaceful coniferous woodland. Discover this unspoilt hidden gem using its two walking routes along with the rich historic landscape of Darkley Village including Tyllynawood Lake and the old Linen Mill.

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Darkley Forest – Aughnagurgan Trail

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    County Armagh

    Distance 1.4 miles

    OS Map 19

    Terrain Compact gravel paths

    Nearest Town Darkley

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference SA954919

    Route Type Forest

    Route Description

    The Aughnagurgan Trail is one of two trails within Darkely Forest. This is a moderate walk taking approximately 40 minutes to complete.

    This trail initially follows the same route as the Mountain Lodge Trail before leading walkers into the heart of the woodland past the ruins of the original Mountain Lodge and on to a beautiful picnic spot surrounded by beech trees. Two short cuts lead back to the car park.

    Finding your way about:
    Follow the Aughnagurgan trail waymarker discs on the wooden posts located throughout the forest.

    Point of Interest

    Tullynawood Lake, Old Linen Mill, Moss & Fungi

    Dog Policy

    Dogs must be kept on a lead


    Car park