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Peatlands Parkside Walk

Co Armagh
Peatlands Parkside Walk

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The main park gates and the gates at Derryadd Lough are open daily from 9.00am to 9.00pm Easter Sunday until the end of September and from 9.00am to 5.00pm during the winter months. Please check the signs for closing times on your arrival. Admission into the park is FREE all year round.

The Information Centre and Railway operate daily from 12.00pm to 5.00pm during June, July and August and at Weekends and Bank Holidays from Easter Sunday until the end of September.

Start Point:
H897603

Finish Point:
H897603

Route:
Follow the path marked with brown arrows. This route takes you past the Visitor Centre where you can pick up information and purchase tickets (when operational) for the narrow gauge railway has been associated with the area since the 1950's. Two of the carriages have been specially adapted to take wheelchairs. Close by the railway platform, a short stroll around the Bog Garden will provide the visitor with a chance to see virtually all the flora species associated with the peatland habitat. There are four other routes in the Park of various lengths and marked with different coloured arrows. This walk is also suitable for people with limited mobility - please link below to Disabled Ramblers NI - Peatlands Park.

Distance:
1 miles

Terrain:
Tarmac roads and boardwalk paths

Point of interest:
Duck pond, Railway, Bog Garden

Facilities:
Free parking is available for 200 cars or 20 coaches including 12 disabled parking bays. There is also a smaller Car Park at Derryadd Lough on the eastern margin of the park. FACILITIES INCLUDE Visitor Centre Education Centre (school groups) Toilets Access for disabled visitors Railway (carriages adapted for wheelchairs) Scooters for Shopmobility members Car/bus parking Souvenir shop Picnic areas

Publication:
Peatlands Park leaflet and Waymarked Route map.

Publication availability:
Available from the Visitor Centre or phone (028) 3885 1102 and a copy can be posted or alternatively, see downloads available on this webpage.

Nearest town:
Loughgall

OS map:
Sheet 19

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

Accessible terrain:
Slight gradient to begin with but flat terrain thereafter

Accessible signage:
Raised coloured arrows on green recycled posts guide walkers around the waymarked routes. Interpretative panels along the route provide interesting information.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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