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Activities in forests

Walking in forests

Explore trail and trek guides for some of Northern Ireland's forests

Camping and caravanning in forests

Camping or caravanning in Northern Ireland's forests can be fun, and a nice way to take a break or spend holidays

Cycling in forests

There are facilities for family cycling and mountain biking at a range of forests. Forests provide a relatively safe environment for family cycling, free from the dangers of dense traffic

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Ireland promotes and inspires responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships

Horse riding in forests

Northern Ireland's forests offer a lot of horse riding opportunities

What's on in forests?

Find out about forthcoming events and activities in forests

Educational activities in forests

Northern Ireland's forests offer opportunities for pupils to study wildlife and trees

Car rallies and motorsports in forests

Car rallying and other motor sports, organised by motoring clubs, take place several times each year in woodlands and forests

Orienteering in forests

Orienteering courses are available in some forests, a few of which are permanent courses that are suitable for young people


Find out more details on ecotrails in Northern Ireland forests

Download application form for permits for vehicles and activities in forests

Download forms online so you can apply for vehicle and activity permits for use in forests

Organising special events and activities in forests

Information about organising special events in forests