Official tourism website for Northern Ireland
En

Garvagh Forest Trails

off Main Street, Garvagh, County Londonderry, BT51 5AE
Garvagh Forest Trails

Book Tickets Online

About

Get ready for exhilarating new experiences at Garvagh Forest.
The forest is home to a range of walking, cycling and mountain bike trails to enjoy!

There are four di?erent grades of cycle trails within the forest each o?ering a di?erent experience and walkers can avail of waymarked walking trails.

Take in your surroundings at Garvagh Forest during your walk or cycle and experience the beauty of nature, as well as a few hidden gems along the way from flora to fauna, the Agivey River and the unique Modern Pyramid!

WALKING TRAILS:
You’ll find walking trails for all levels of ability in Garvagh Forest, and makes for a fantastic day out for families, couples and solo travellers. All suitable for children.

Pyramid Trail – 1.3km long (wheelchair accessible)
River Trail – 5.0km long
Canning Trail – 6.9km

Dogs allowed on leads. Please remember your bags and use bins provided.

Please see Garvagh Forest Walking Trails for further information.

CYCLE TRAILS:
Whether you’re a leisurely cyclist or a total adrenaline junkie, there’s a cycling route that’s suitable for you – all promising intriguing sights at every twist and turn.

Green Multi-use Trail – 1.3km
Yellow Skills Loop – 1.3km
Blue Trail – 2.8km
Red Trail – 4.7km (for more experienced cyclists)

Please see Garvagh Forest Cycling Trails for further information.

As well as plants, the forest is also home to many birds and animals, including squirrels, hares, finches and coal tits to name but a few is especially noted for beautiful bluebells annually in May. The Modern Pyramid, originally created as a folly for Lord Garvagh,is an unusual addition to the forest landscape. The Agivey River popular for fishing, an abundance of wildlife.

Public Toilets are also located on Bridge Street. Picnic Tables are available (when Covid-19 Restrictions lifted). Shower facilities located at the Jim Watt Sports Centre, 450m from Forest entrance, are CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Add Garvagh Forest Trails to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0) 28 7034 4723

Map & Directions

Opening Times

* The main forest car par is located off Garvagh’s Main Street. What3Words reference is ///variety.dislodge.caramel
Additional free car parking is available in Bridge Street Car Park BT51 5AF, approx. 550m from the forest entrance.

What's Nearby

  1. Nestling on the edge of Garvagh forest, Garvagh Museum is one of the region’s best kept…

    0.2 miles away
  2. Covering 200 hectares, Garvagh forest is situated on the Western outskirts of Garvagh,…

    0.32 miles away
  3. Travel 3 miles west of Garvagh town and you will begin to enter Gortnamoyagh Forest,…

    4.48 miles away
  4. The Blackheath Pottery is a unique pottery house and café, situated between Coleraine and…

    4.62 miles away
  5. A megalithic tomb, dating to the Neolitic or New Stone Age (2000-4000) is found in…

    4.65 miles away
  6. An Carn Arts Centre is a state of the art facility catering for the artistic needs of the…

    7.37 miles away
  7. Nestled in a secluded area located 2.5 miles to the North West of Maghera, Tirkane is a…

    8.12 miles away
  8. One mile north of Maghera stands a prehistoric tomb at least 4,000 - 6,000 years old.…

    8.51 miles away
  9. The Robert and Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden were opened by Ballymoney Borough Council in…

    9.21 miles away
  10. We are closed to the public until further notice, but please contact us by email…

    9.29 miles away
  11. From the Mesolithic to Motorcycles, through rebellion and war, politics, industry, sport…

    9.29 miles away
  12. Ballymoney’s Arts, Museum and Visitor Information Centre is well worth a visit. This…

    9.29 miles away
  13. Rough Fort, on the Limavady to Ballykelly road, is a remarkable earthwork construction…

    9.35 miles away
  14. Gortmore's superb Viewpoint situated on the Bishop's Road on the Binevenagh Loop, as part…

    9.35 miles away
  15. This burial ground is the site of the ruins of the old parish church which was completed…

    9.47 miles away
  16. A striking local landmark, the church tower is the oldest structure in Ballymoney. An…

    9.47 miles away

Virtual Tour

Map & Directions

Back to Top

Tourism Northern Ireland

Don't Miss