With 34 hectares of mixed woodland, all of which straddles a valley alongside the Muff River, the forest provides a welcome retreat for the local residents of Eglinton and visitors from surrounding areas. This is a scenic circular walk through the woods with some steep steps and a waterfall.

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  • Lovely Walk to do, but can be quite steep in areas.

    kerry McGilligan at 1:05 pm
  • County Derry

    Distance 3.3 miles

    OS Map Sheet 7

    Terrain Moderate, steep in places

    Nearest Town Eglinton

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference C52459 18786

    Route Type Woodland

    The forest is accessible on foot via the loop path, with views of the waterfall at the southern end of the trail.

    To arrange a special event or activity in this forest, you should apply in the first instance to the Recreation Manager, Forest Service NI at Garvagh Forest Office.

    These walks are situated in a working forest environment and may be subject to diversion and closure from time to time.

    Up to date information is available on the Forest Service web site

    Waterfall and woodlands

    Situated approx. 1 miles south of Eglinton Village, on the B118. Accessed via the main Limavady – Londonderry road (A2) turning off for Eglinton.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Car parking