Quality Walk

Brantry Wood

There are way-marked trails throughout the forest. The trails are a circular loop ranging from 1-3km in length. 

County

Tyrone

Distance

1.9 miles

OS Map

Sheet

Nearest Town

Eglish

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Woodland

Terrain

Gravel path with steep sections

Grid Reference (Start)

H 75020

Grid Reference (End)

H 75020

Point of Interest

There is a huge variety of native trees on site, such as Holly, Hazel, Rowan, Alder, Oak and Birch

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Brantry Wood is an ancient woodland site, this means that there have been trees on this site since it was first mapped in 1830 (1st Edition Ordinance Survey Maps) and that this tree cover has been maintained to this present day. 

The woodland plays host to a wide variety of wildlife. Keep an eye out for evidence of foxes, badgers and bats. Look up to the sky for a variety of birdlife such as buzzards, great tits and chaffinch. Down by the lake you may see dragonflies, damsel flies and swans.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

There is public transport available to Eglish & surrounding rural area, check https://www.translink.co.uk/timetables for current timetable.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Brantry Lodge car park is on Brantry Road, BT70 1LJ

Dogs

Dogs are allowed. Must be kept on a lead

Facilities

Picnic tables & low level play on site.
Brantry Lodge is available for community use, booking essential.
On-site parking available.

Walk Location
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