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Garvagh Forest Trails

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

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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!

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.

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.

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  • On site parking

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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* 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.

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