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.

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

    kerry McGilligan at 1:05 pm
  • County Londonderry

    Distance 2.4 miles

    OS Map Sheet 7

    Terrain Moderate, steep in places

    Nearest Town Eglinton

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference C524187

    Route Type Woodland

    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.

    Point of Interest

    Waterfall and woodlands

    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.

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk