Gosford Forest Park, Castle Trail

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Gosford Forest Park, Castle Trail



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    County Armagh

    Distance 1.8 miles

    OS Map Sheet 28

    Terrain Woodland

    Nearest Town Markethill

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H964405

    Route Type Woodland

    Route Description

    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.

    Point of Interest

    Gosford’s Red Deer Herd and Drumlack River

    Getting to the start

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

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dog Policy

    Must be kept on a lead.

    Facilities

    Caravan Site, Car park and toilets