Gosford Forest Park, Castle Trail
Offering views of Gosford Castle, this moderate route leads through the Arboretum and the woodland before looping back to the car 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.
Distance 1.8 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 and finishing at the walk trailhead arch, this trail takes in the Arboretum and southern end of the Walled Garden before reaching the boundary of the privately owned Gosford Castle. From here, the trail returns on shared forest road.
Gosford’s Red Deer Herd and Gosford Castle
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