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Gortin Glen Forest Park

Glen Park Road, Gortin, County Tyrone, BT79 7SU
Gortin Glen Forest Park

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Gortin Glen Forest Park is located just six miles from Omagh, Co Tyrone at the western gateway to the Sperrin mountains.

Gortin Glen Forest Park is made up of a network of 5 waymarked trails of varying lengths that start from the Trailhead close to the main car park. All trails are colour coded and return back to the car park. Each of the trails give the visitor the opportunity to enjoy the woodland, nestled nicely in the Sperrin Mountains. The Forest also takes in part of the Ulster Way Walking Route (also known as the International Appalachian Trail, Irish Section)
Other offerings and facilities include a large destination playpark, trim trail, BBQ, picnic area, and toilets.

The Forest Park can also be explored via a five-mile scenic drive which has a number of vista parks that vehicles can pull in to enjoy the magnificent scenery.

There is a cafe operation at weekends in low season and daily in summer at

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  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays


  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Child seat available
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Children's play area
  • Highchairs Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Accommodation nearby
  • Pets accepted
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Forest Location
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
  • Out of town
  • Outdoor Attraction

Guide Prices

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Parking in the Forest Park is free.

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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* The park gates open daily at 6.30pm and close automatically at 9.30pm.
The park may have to close at short notice in windy or icy weather conditions.

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Directions from Town:On B48, 7 miles north of Omagh.

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