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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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Something for everyone all year around

Castlewellan Forest Park is a great venue both for new visitors or people who live quite locally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maehb
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N. Ireland
Beautuful part of the world.

Lots to see and do in stunningly unspoilt countryside. Irrespective of the weather conditions, a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DavidDundonald
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a great day out with the kids, £5 in and you have the lake to walk around or cycle, the maize to keep you entertained (or frustrated) and a very cool play park for the kids with carved animals featuring throughout. There...More

Thank Cillian R
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Castlewellan Forest Park today.... the place is amazing. The place was buzzing with activity... kayaks, mountain bikes, dog walkers (we had our labrador along). The courtyard at the coffee shop is fab too. There is a huge camping area, plenty of safe car parking....More

Thank Olwyn C
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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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