There is currently an outbreak of Japanese Larch disease (P. ramorum) in the Tievenadarragh Wood area of this forest. To help prevent the spread of tree disease, visitors should follow advice about biosecurity shown on forest signage. For more information, see the following page:
There are no facilities for recreational activities. The public are welcome to visit this forest on foot.
To arrange a special event or activity in this forest, such as sporting events or educational visits, contact the recreation manager at Castlewellan Forest Park.
Occasionally there may be restricted access to parts of the forest during work or other forest operations so pay attention to safety signage.
How to get there
From Ballynahinch, take the A24 towards Newcastle for about four miles to Tievenadarragh Wood.