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Ness Country Park
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In the steep, wooded Glen of the Burntollet River, south-east 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 visitors centre, toilets, woodland and riverside paths, children’s playpark, picnic areas and car parks,

Car parking at 4 points:

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

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

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

Limited access ( 9.30am – 4pm daily ) Ervey Wood car park (access via Ervey Road).

Opening times

As part of the easing of ongoing Corona Virus, Co-Vid 19 restrictions Car parks in DAERA-owned Country Parks are now open to the public.

Toilet facilities are open from 10 am – 5 pm, however visitors are asked to please note that some facilities may be reduced to allow for social distancing and that local measures to ensure public and staff safety should be followed as necessary.

In the interests of ongoing public safety, other facilities will remain closed until further notice at this time, this includes playparks, visitor centres and cafes, please be aware of the ongoing restrictions and plan visits accordingly.

Please note that car parks may be temporarily closed at times to support social distancing if sites become particularly busy or crowded.

Make sure that you follow Public Health Agency guidelines and maintain social distancing at all times.

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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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