Gosford Forest Park

Gosford Forest Park

Gosford Forest Park, formerly Gosford Demesne, was acquired by the Department of Agriculture in 1958 and comprises some 240 hectares of diverse woodland and open parkland set in gentle rolling drumlin countryside.

It was designated the first conservation forest in Northern Ireland in 1986. Today the forest provides the opportunity for many activites like camping, walking and horseriding.

Facilities

Parking
Camping
Café
Shop

Opening Hours

10:00 to dusk

Charges

Access: 

No charge

Parking: 

Car £5.00

Minibus £13.00

Coach £33.50

Motorcycle £2.50

 

Getting There

Gosford Forest Park is loctaed on the A28 Armagh to Newry road. It is on the outskirts of Markethill.

Cycling Routes

Circular, 4 miles

Gosford Family Cycle Trail. Family Cycle trail around Gosford Forest.

Linear, 242 miles (390km)

Belfast to Ballyshannon. This route skirts the north side of the forest park..

Other Activities

Horse Riding

Orienteering

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Contact

+44 (0) 28 3755 1277

Location

7 Gosford Demesne
Markethill
Armagh
BT60 1GD

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