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Ness Country Park
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In the steep, wooded Glen of the Burntollet River, south-west of Derry/Londonderry, lies Ness Country park. This area consists of 55 hectares of mixed woodland along with open parkland which extends along both sides of the Burntollet River.

There are over 7km of stunning woodland and riverside walks. If visitors are lucky enough, they may get the chance to experience and see the wonderful sights of the breath-taking waterfall walk. For less able visitors, there is a meadow walk which offers easy access walking.

Facilities include car park, visitors centre, toilets and picnic area.

Car parking at 4 points:

Main car park at Visitors Centre (access via Oughtagh Road).

Open access car park at main entrance (access via Oughtagh Road).

Open access Ness Wood car park (access via Oughtagh Road).

Open access Ervey Wood car park (access via Ervey Road).

NB. Please note that due to flood damage to a section of the riverside pathway which leads from the visitor centre areas towards the Ness Wood is impassable. To access Ness Wood and to view the waterfall please enter Ness Wood via the Ness Wood car park which is located approximately ½ mile further along the Oughtagh Road past the main visitor centre car park entrance. We apologise for any inconvenience to visitors to the park.

Opening times

Open to pedestrians 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Country Park facilities - Toilets are available every day, from 09:30 to 16:00, (except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day); with extended opening times during the summer.

Main car park at visitors centre from 09.30 to 18.00 1st May to 30th September & 09.30 to 16.30 1st October to 30th April

Visitor Centre - open 12.00 to 16.00 with extended opening hours during summer. Please contact the site to check the visitor centre opening times before making your journey.

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)
  • Parking Available
  • Picnic Area

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)
  • Parking Available
  • Picnic Area
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Ness Country Park

50 Oughtagh Road Killaloo Claudy
County Londonderry
BT47 3TR
Phone number
T: (028) 7133 8417
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