Top 5 Most Accessible Walks for December!


Top 5 Accessible Walks

Kiltonga Nature Reserve

Situated in Newtonards, Kiltonga Nature Reserve has almost 1000 metres of walkway which were upgraded to enable disabled access to the reserve. Pop along this December and take in the sights of this Co. Down jem and amire the abundance of wildlife on offer including swans, mallards, little grebe, moorhens and coots 

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Parkanaur Forest Park

Close to Dungannon, this forest is made up of mixed conifer and broadleaved trees.With many Nature trails running throughout enjoy the beauty of this Tyrone landscape that is comprises of a Victorian Garden as well as an enclosed herd of white fallow deer and  wildlife pond. 

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Glenariff Forest Park

the now world famous Glenariff Forest Park following its appearance on the Games of Thrones, opened its iconic Waterfall Walkway over 80 years ago. Here there are three waterfalls and forest trails that offer picturesque panoramic views and relaxing riverside walks. In addtion there is also a  visitor centre, exhibition, interactive display, shop, caravan/camping site and a seasonal restaurant on site.

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Kilbroney Forest Park and Rostrevor Reserve

Kilbroney Forest Park and Rostrevor Forest set in the heart of the Mournes offers panoramic views of mountains, stream, sea-lough and valley. With a number of marked trails there is a walk to suit every visitors needs. The park also offers a wide range of facilities and services, which include tennis courts, childrens play area, playing fields, an aboretum, barbeque and picnic areas and cafe. While here why not pay a visit to the Cloghmore Stone, a 40 tonne granite boulder which was deposited here at the end of the last ice age over10,000 years ago. 

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Oxford Island

Situated close to the shores of Lough Neagh in Co. Armagh, Oxford Island has 4 miles of walking trails, 5 birdwatching hides, enchanting woodland, ponds, pretty wildflower meadows, picnic and children's play areas. The centre is fully accessible and houses an exhibition where visitors can learn all about the history, the culture and wildlife in and around Lough Neagh.

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