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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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Lovely place . Great scenery. Great for spending time with family and for a walk with a dog. No... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alexandra3m6
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Letterkenny, Ireland
Best park for walkers

The snow is gone so off to Ards with our visitors. They have all sorts of walks to suit every class... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
seamusmurphy
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Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland
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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 3 weeks ago

Lovely place . Great scenery. Great for spending time with family and for a walk with a dog. No matter what it is always beautifully

Thank alexandra3m6
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

The snow is gone so off to Ards with our visitors. They have all sorts of walks to suit every class of walker. All but one or two are buggy accessible for active new parents. A boardwalk and a few huts along the way to...More

Thank seamusmurphy
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

What a fantastic place, Sea, Sun, Sand and forests. I joke about the Sun that doesn't always come with this place. Peace does and lots of nice walks including a boardwalk. There is lovely wee coffee shop here also. It is still open as I...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely forest park with walks of caring length. We did the shorter one which is the Sand Dune Trail and linked up with the marine trail. I think has the best views. Picnic benches around and a small playground. Disappointed there is no dedicated cycle...More

Thank Clearinfo
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 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

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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

2  Thank cazmuffin
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jurgitelef
30 July 2017|
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Yes. Just pick up after the dog and keep on a leash.
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Teodor C
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Response from Clearinfo | Reviewed this property |
No bikes off tarmac tracks so you are limited to the entrance road really.
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