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Ards Forest Park

Sheephaven Bay, on the N56 | 5km north of Creeslough, Ireland
+353 74 912 1139
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Beautiful surroundings

Visited Ards Forest on a dry October morning. We hadn't researched anything and were surprised by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AaronCaddell
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Portadown, United Kingdom
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Another revisit

Back in 2015 I visited and decided to revisit with the dogs on this trip. It costs five euros to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tarry11
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Rye, United Kingdom
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
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Sheephaven Bay, on the N56 | 5km north of Creeslough, Ireland
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+353 74 912 1139
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Ards Forest on a dry October morning. We hadn't researched anything and were surprised by the size and numerous beautiful beaches and views. The walks are well sign posted and more strenuous than many other forest park walks. Well worth a visit and we...More

Thank AaronCaddell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in 2015 I visited and decided to revisit with the dogs on this trip. It costs five euros to park up an enter, and you need coins in which to do so. We did the Marine and Nature walk trail combined as of before....More

Thank Tarry11
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We drove to Ards Friary parked the car and headed for a refreshing walk into the beautiful Ards Forest Park.We were amazed at the breathtaking views from look out points along the way.The sunlight flickered through the tree arches making a spectacular picture of light...More

Thank mary m
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I packed a picnic and headed to this forestry. Just beautiful. There is 3/4 different trails depending on your fitness. Each trail is beautiful. One is rite along a boardwalk looking onto a beach. Stunning....

3  Thank Maria D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Ards Forest Park is stunning. We were 2 adults and 3 young kids so we did the nature trail and the marine trail first. Very well kept and gorgeous views. Then we had a play in the playground before wading in the water at the...More

1  Thank Rae H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was our 1st and only visit on our 2 week holiday and we wish we had given more time to exploring what this park had to offer! We went on a gorgeous sunny day and brought a picnic with us - there are plenty...More

1  Thank cazmuffin
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Really beautiful - beaches, woodland walks, picnic areas. Costs €5 per car for the day. Toilet facilities and small excellent coffee shop/ice cream shop/snacks etc. Strongly recommend.

2  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever we're in Donegal we make a special pilgrimage to include a walk in Ards Forest Park It combines, beach walking, views over the Atlantic, climbs, descents, Forest walking and affords beautiful interactions with birds , butterflies , trees and flowers It's a good stretch...More

1  Thank ProfessorRathgar
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The park really needed a coffee/tea shop. New cabin fits in with the park. Friendly owners. With excellent coffee and scooped ice cream. Cheap prices and a real addition to the overall park experience.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 May 2017

One of my favourite scenic walk places of anywhere! Breathtaking views of sandy tranquil beaches at the edge of the forest. My advice, go and experience this place which is steeped in history. Beautifull Lough Lilly on way in to car park.A gem at the...More

Thank Frotete
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jurgitelef
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Yes. Just pick up after the dog and keep on a leash.
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