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Somerset Forest

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Somerset Forest

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Somerset Forest is located on the south western boundary of Coleraine. Within the forest there is a range of walks of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty. There is a short circular route to "Millennium Miles" standard, suitable for less able users. The paths are also suitable for jogging in conjunction with exercise apparatus situated in a fitness cluster close to the car park

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From the car park there are two waymarked paths that lead through a wide variety of broadleaved and conifer trees. These paths can be used for jogging. There is also a fitness cluster of exercise apparatus situated next to the car park. Guidance on how to use it safely and effectively is given on an illustrated lectern.

2 miles

Gravel paths, easy walking

Point of interest:
Herons, squirrels, other wildlife

Refreshments and toilets available in Coleraine.


Nearest town:

OS map:
Sheet 4

Accessible terrain:
Off road unsurfaced paths


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  • Free (parking charges may apply)


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Somerset Forest is located one mile south of Coleraine on the A54 Kilrea Road.

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