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Coleraine Woods

Coleraine, Co Londonderry
Coleraine Woods

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Just under 2kms from Coleraine town centre lie three areas of woodland; Mountsandel, Somerset and Castleroe which are situated on either side of the River Bann. Mixed woodland planted 19th Century and the 1930's - 40's. Mountsandel is the earliest known site of human habitation in Ireland and visitors can also explore Mountsandel Fort.

Walks open all year, dawn-dusk. Car parks and directed walks at all 3 sites; picnic tables at Somerset and Castleroe. Exercise cluster at Somerset, and its "white" path is purposed-designed for wheelchair users.

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