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Tollymore Forest Park - Arboretum Path

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Tollymore Forest Park - Arboretum Path

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Follow the blue waymarker arrows along this trail, passing along the lower edge of the arboretum. The trail gently descends through a stand of semi-mature broad leaved trees before entering the forest plots area.

Start Point:
J343325

Finish Point:
J343325

Route:
Follow the blue waymarker arrows from the car park. Tollymore arboretum is one of the oldest known arboreta in Ireland. Planting began in 1752 as a Georgian landscape feature and this path meanders past various species of tree from around the world including the remnants of a lightning struck Giant Redwood and a thickly barked cork tree. Trail Features - No steps or gullies, Slight gradient (1:12 max). Edges generally defined, No overhanging branches. Firm surface with some loose material. Rest areas generally every 300m. Way-finding markers every 300m. Distance 'To Go' markers every 300m. 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.

Distance:
0.4 miles

Terrain:
Firm surfaces, loose material

Point of interest:
Wild herd of fallow deer, mature trees, wildlife

Facilities:
Car park (fee charged), toilets (disabled access), picnic areas, electronic 'In-Touch' information kiosk, camping and caravaning, way-marked/ nature trails, guided tours available

Publication:
None

Nearest town:
Newcastle

OS map:
Sheet 29

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

Accessible terrain:
Off road paths - see route description

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Map & Directions

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Signposted from Newcastle. Take the road to Bryansford and the entrance to Tollymore Forest Park is on the left.

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