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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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Walk with dog

This is a great spot to take the dogs for a good walk or just to get away from it all for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Conor01
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Newry, United Kingdom
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Peace maze is amazing

I bought my sons and nephew (10,9,6) for a day out. We were blown away by the maze. It took us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
circ
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Dundalk, Ireland
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“peace maze” (43 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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"great family day"
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"coffee house"
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"lakeside walk"
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"camping area"
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"small cafe"
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"mountain bike trails"
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"round the lake"
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"great campsite"
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"outdoor pursuits"
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"ladies toilets"
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"public toilets"
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"great walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot to take the dogs for a good walk or just to get away from it all for a while You have a maze to keep the kids busy £5 entrance fee not bad as you can spend the day. However...More

Thank Conor01
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I bought my sons and nephew (10,9,6) for a day out. We were blown away by the maze. It took us about an hour to complete and we had a picnic in the park and enjoyed a short play in the playground, it’s probably more...More

Thank circ
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

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

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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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

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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.

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Reviewed 23 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
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Sarah H
25 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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