Woodburn Forest

An extensive area of mainly coniferous woodlands beside the Woodburn reservoirs, near Carrickfergus.


The public are welcome to walk along the gravel roads.  No other facilities have been provided for recreational activities at Woodburn Forest.

To arrange a special event or activity in this forest, such as horse riding, cycling or educational visits, contact the land owners, Northern Ireland Water who are responsible for public access:
Phone: 03457 440088 

These woodlands are managed by Forest Service who may restrict access to parts of the forest during forestry works, so follow their safety advice on forest signs.

How to get there

From Carrickfergus follow the B58 road north towards Ballynure. The forest is about four miles from Carrickfergus.

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