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Favour Royal Forest

Favour Royal Forest consists of predominantly coniferous forest blocks that lie close to the main Augher and Aughnacloy roads.

Activities

There are two car parks servicing recreational facilities in Favour Royal and Altadavin. The Ulster Way passes through this forest. There are several other waymarked trails.

There is also a wild flower meadow and deer lawn, which can be accessed from the Favour Royal car park. Altadavin car park is located beside St Patrick’s Chair, a gigantic Druid stone, and St Brigid’s Well which is credited with healing powers.

To arrange a special event or activity in this forest, you should contact the Recreation Manager, Forest Service NI based at Inishkeen House.

Such activities may include sporting events or educational visits.

Occasionally there may be restricted access to parts of the forest to facilitate forest operations. Please adhere to safety signage which will be posted for your safety.

About this forest

The forest blocks are: Favour Royal, Gallagh, Lissmore, Durless, Altadavin, Carrickavoy, Altamilkin and Dunroe.

How to get there

Favour Royal Forest can be accessed off the Augher to Aughnacloy Road.

St Patrick's Chair and St Brigid's Well are signposted from the Augher to Aughnacloy Road via the Altadavin Road.

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