GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Gosford Forest Park

4 miles (6 km)

Follow the waymarked trails through this large park near the village ofMarkethill in County Armagh. It's a great place for walking with miles of woodland trails, streams, waterfalls, ponds, grassland and a lovely arboretum to visit.
Features of the park include an area of open parkland with deer and rare breeds. There is also a lovely Arboretum with attractive conifer and broadleaf trees with a pretty walled garden.
There are several colour coded walking trails to try and also a cycling trail. These are of varying lengths and difficulty and take you to the impressive 19th century Gosford Castle, the Drumlack River andDraper's Hill. See the maps below for details of the trails.


BT60 1PN - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Gosford Forest Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking around County Armagh you could head to Slieve Gullion, the highest point in the county. There are wonderful far reaching views to enjoy from this elevated spot in the Ring of Gullion AONB. There's also Peatlands Park where there's several colour coded walks taking you around the 680 acre site. The park consists of peatlands, orchards, woodland, boardwalks and two nature reserves.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Northern Ireland Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Entrance to Gosford Forest Park, Markethill. - - 535009

Entrance to Gosford Forest Park, Markethill. This Forest Park includes Caravan and Camping sites together with walks, a reindeer compound and other animals; birds, both exotic and domestic.

Gosford Forest Park, Markethill - - 1952045

Grassy path

Gosford Forest Park, Markethill - - 1952020

Picnic area


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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