Aughrim Hill Wood

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Aughrim Hill, situated in the heartland of the Mourne mountains in County Down, will be transformed from a bare hillside with no tree cover to a habitat with over 110,000 native trees. In total the new woodland habitat stretches to 60 hectares. There are a few options for routes to choose from so you can see Co. Down from lots of different angles.
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    County Down

    Distance 2.3 miles

    OS Map

    Terrain Gravel paths, not too steep

    Nearest Town Attical

    Route Shape

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    Route Type Circular

    Route Description
    Start at the carpark situated off the Ballymageogh Road and make your way along the path. There are a few options for what route to take. Make your way to the Telephone Mast or walk around the top of the newly planted woodland, or take the longest route through the trees and around.
    Point of Interest
    There are several viewpoints across the trail with 360degree panoramic views of the Mournes and beyond.
    Public transport
    Journey Planner: www.translink.co.uk/journeyplanner
    Dog Policy
    Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a lead. Please pick up after your dog and take home any waste.
    Facilities
    There is a car park but no toilets.