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Castlewellan Peace Maze

6-8 Burren Walk, Castlewellan, County Down, BT31 9AF
Castlewellan Peace Maze

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What are the Opening Hours of Castlewellan Peace Maze?

Castlewellan Peace Maze is open April to October from 9am to  8pm, and November to March from 9am to 4pm.


Are dogs allowed in Castlewellan Peace Maze?

​​​​​​Dogs must be on a lead in Castlewellan Peace Maze and dogs are not allowed in the Adventure Play Park.


How long does it take to complete the Castlewellan Peace Maze?

The Castlewellan Peace Maze walk takes around 40 minutes (depending on which turns you take).

Where is the Peace Maze in Castlewellan Forest Park?

Beside ‘Animal Wood’ in Castlewellan Forest Park you'll find Castlewellan Peace Maze, one of the world's largest permanent hedge mazes representing the path to a peaceful future for Northern Ireland. Planted in 2000 with community involvement, visitors can attempt to solve their way to the centre of the maze.


Access available for people with limited mobility on scooter. Manual wheelchairs - the total distance including the Castlewellan Peace Maze and Gardens is around six miles.


Where can I find out more about Castlewellan Forest Park?

Click here to find out more about Castlewellan Forest Park




  • Picnic Area

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Family Fun
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Coach (Over 24 Seats)£35.00
Season Ticket£25.00
Seasonal Minibus Permit (8 - 24 Seats)£65.00

Car entrance charges apply.

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Opening Times

* Castlewellan Peace Maze - opening hours:
April to October: 9am - 8pm
November to March: 9am - 4pm

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