Gosford Forest Park, Boundary Trail

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Taking walkers deep in to the heart of the forest, this route initially follows the perimeter of the park before returning alongside the Deer Park.

Gosford Forest Park offers just over 12km (8 miles) of waymarked walking routes exploring the key sites of interest around the park including the Arboretum, Deer Park, Castle and woodland.

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Gosford Forest Park, Boundary Trail



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County Armagh

Distance 3.4 miles

OS Map 28

Terrain Woodland track

Nearest Town Markethill

Route Shape Circular

Grid Reference H 96424 40638

Route Type Woodland

The route is clearly signed from the car park and around the trail. Starting at the walk trailhead arch, the trail follows shared forest road, over the Drumlack River and in to mixed woodland. From here, the trail continues around the perimeter of the park. After the second river crossing point, the trail returns to the car park through oak and Norway spruce plantations alongside the Red Deer enclosure and events field.

Gosford’s Red Deer Herd and Drumlack River

From Armagh, follow the A28 Newry Road to Markethill. The entrance to the forest is signposted along this road.

Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead.

Caravan Site, Car park and toilets