Whitehead Diamond Jubilee Wood

Whitehead Diamond Jubilee Wood

The woodland contains 60,000 trees including a fruit tree orchard, a 2km of path network, a 1000sqm pond, a Commonwealth Tree Avenue planted with copper beech; wildflower meadows, picnic area and a sculpture designed by artist Kevin Killen and local school children. Whitehead Diamond Jubilee Wood is one of the 'flagship woods' and the only Diamond Jubilee Wood in Northern Ireland. In total 60 Diamond Jubilee Woods have been planted throughout the UK. 

Facilities

Parking
Adjacent to Bentra Golf Course
Toilets
At Bentra Golf Course, opening hours apply

Opening Hours

24 hours a day

Charges

Parking: 

No parking fee

Getting There

Follow the A2 north from Carrickfergus, to reach the town of Whitehead. Ignore the first junction marked Whitehead and take the second junction opposite the petrol station marked for Whitehead Train Station. Take an immediate left turn into the car park adjacent to Bentra Golf Course.

Walk Trails

Circular, 1.1 miles

Whitehead Diamond Jubilee Wood. A delightful short walk through recently planted woodland.

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Contact

+44 (0) 300 124 5000

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This site is funded
courtesy of
Big Lottery Fund Ulster Garden Villages
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