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Gosford Forest Park - play park

(15 July 2015)

A children's play area is being built beside the forest car park. Construction work is taking place during the summer months and it is due to be completed by early autumn 2015. Visitors to the forest park are asked to observe the warning signs that are in place and to stay clear of the construction site.

Drum Manor Forest Park

(10 July 2015)

Construction of the new play park is finished and it is now open to the public.

Glenariff Forest Park - car park and entrance avenue reopened

(18 June 2015)

A new caravan site and associated recreation facilities are being built in the Forest Park, with construction work continuing until autumn 2015.

Following a period of closure for the first phase of works, the forest car park and main entrance avenue reopened for public access on Thursday 18 June 2015. Visitors to Glenariff Waterfalls and Forest Park are asked to observe all site safety signage and to stay clear of the construction site.

For further information, email Forest Service or telephone the Garvagh Forest Office.