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Castlewellan Forest Park

Castlewellan Castle Castlewellan Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4377 8664
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Park with a lot

Cold crisp day when I visited, but dry. Easy to park in the large Car Park, with Toilets, and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mo_DaW171
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Free and an amazing

Park your car outside the main gate and walk right around the lake. There are bike trails, walking... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
gefgal
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“peace maze” (42 reviews)
“forest park” (29 reviews)
“great fun” (18 reviews)
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Castlewellan Castle Castlewellan Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 4377 8664
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold crisp day when I visited, but dry. Easy to park in the large Car Park, with Toilets, and then decide on where to go - there are Bikes for Hire, the Castle is close by , but cant be visited as it is still...More

Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Park your car outside the main gate and walk right around the lake. There are bike trails, walking paths and tons to see and do. No matter what you still will not have seen it all. The Maze with its stunning views of the Mountains...More

Thank gefgal
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Castlewellan Forest Park is a great venue both for new visitors or people who live quite locally. Open all year and free entry in winter. Walking or jogging around the lake if popular. Water sport activities are available in the summer months. Small coffee place...More

Thank Maehb
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Lots to see and do in stunningly unspoilt countryside. Irrespective of the weather conditions, a visit here is a day not wasted.

Thank DavidDundonald
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We spent hours here and still didn't have time to see everything. It was raining when we arrived so we headed straight to the cafe for coffee. One of the girls in there was very helpful giving us a map and providing recommendations. We visited...More

Thank Trixie63
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I where recommended this forest by a gentleman in Strangford and he wasn't lying about its beauty. A beautiful walk, a fabulous maze and an absolutely beautiful lake to walk around. I just wish we had longer time to explore more around...More

Thank smcalvins
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights camping, August bank holiday weekend. The campsite is very clean and facilities were excellent. Lots of things for the kids to do, they were always off on their own wee adventures. We will definitely be back.

Thank lisagifford83
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Went here one of the few days of no rain, do love coming here as you Cound easily spent a good few hours. Kids played about in the wee park for a while, beautiful wooden crafted pieces here for them to climb round like a...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

spent a day here. kids (&adults) loved the maze! so much fun, class wee park 2! then a walk round the lake finished with coffee & snacks in the cafe!

Thank JOANNE W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We took my partners 7 year old neice. She loved the maze. We had fun at the beginning getting lost. Then we all got spilt up. I was truly lost. But she manged to find me. She worked out various routes in and out. It...More

Thank irishgirl61
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Sarah H
26 September 2017|
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Response from Guinness41 | Reviewed this property |
In a pit yes, as most campsites allow this. Not just a full on fire. Reason being if everyone done this, the campsite would look a mess with 100s of patches all over place dont you think?
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Karen B
25 June 2017|
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Response from norma g | Reviewed this property |
The charge is to get into the forest no charge for the maze. I have a yearly pass , I think the cost of a car might be £5 that would include driver & passengers. Or if you would like to walk down the drive you could park in... More
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michaelgilman2016
24 July 2016|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
You can ring them on 028 4377 8664
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