Gosford Forest Park
Gosford Forest Park
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  • ghostchild2
    Athlone, Ireland314 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great park
    Visited on a misty day after being in the nearby planetarium. The playground itself is really good according to my kids (13 and 11). We also did the adventure trail and this really is fantastic. Beautiful walk through the woods but the added activities made it even better. Wish it was closer to me so I could go often.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 July 2023
  • Rebecca G
    Bangor, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    Has to be one of the best campsites for families in NI. Toilet block was clean and constant hot water. The parks are amazing for kids and the play trail was a great family walk. Loads of great places to mountain bike. Would highly recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Inspire55621503240
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great time even with spot of rain
    A few days getting back to basics in the tent. Great pitch in the view overlooking the Stags and deers . Great bike trails for the kids and walks for the dog. Clean and tidy facilities.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 August 2023
  • Edel
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic
    Fantastic camping experience, excellent facilities. The children had so much fun. This campsite is so well looked after. We enjoyed the walks through the forest with mutilple children's parks throughout which they really enjoyed. Highly recommend this campsite, you won't be disappointed and our children didn't want to go home. I am looking forward to returning in the summer 2024. Thank you to all the wonderful staff.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 August 2023
  • Gail N
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cousins trip
    Lovely campsite hit it lucky with the weather. The trip was very much enjoyed by us and our cousins age 6-12 years. Good pitch sizes, good amenities , close to the town for supplies. We enjoyed the parks and some river walking.. needed plenty of spare clothes.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 August 2023
  • BMG1980
    County Donegal, Ireland3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great experience
    We were recommended to visit Gosford forest park by a friend and I’m so glad we did the only problem was we only had one night there! We stayed in the pods which were clean with a fridge and electric kettle. The play trail is great for all ages the forest is beautiful and the field with deer was just amazing to see them so close by and happily grazing unfazed by passer-by’s. We are s as greasy planning out next trip. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and we had our dinner from the chip van which was great and also some delicious ice cream from the van and the next morning we enjoyed lattes tea from the coffee van. Everyone on site were friendly and the kids made friends and played football.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 August 2023
  • Amanda D
    21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Almost wild, but within reach of everything, perfect for the family!
    What a lovely park. We were camped in the view which gave a lovely view of the deer and was round the bavk of the site, but still very close to the main block. There, there's toilets, showers and a kitchen area for doing your dishes with hot water! We were very close to a drinking water tap, not far from the main carpark and the starting point for the many walks and trails. Basically free as birds the whole time to do whatever.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 September 2023
  • Karen L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great site.
    Second time staying at gosford with our 2 children in our caravan. Site and facilities are always spotless and maintained, with very plesent and helpful staff if needed. Always feels safe for children. And quiet at night. Definitely will be a regular visitor
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Juyan M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful place and friendly staff!
    What a beautiful place to relax when you desperately need one! My husband has been working all summer and his health is going downhill… so glad we booked a weekend away at Gosford forest park just the beginning of September… the pod was very nice and warm and the mattress is comfortable… my boys couldn’t stop playing in the pod the first night as it was so much fun for them to stay together with mum and dad all in the same room! We all slept well and woke up to a tranquil and fresh air actually it was forest air and birds twittering and beautiful view of the forest! Just loved it! And then we explored all the trails and saw the castle and the deer and magnificent trees! All were so satisfying besides the friendly people working there! Lee was especially to mention as he was answering my phone call the day before reassuring me that if my husband couldn’t get out of hospital then he could help me to change the booking! He was so helpful! We absolutely enjoyed our stay and we would love to go back again!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Cman
    Antrim, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Fantastic Weekend.
    A family weekend, with our daughter and her family. The weather was fantastic and we had a great site. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and kept the site and the toilets and showers as clean as possible on a very busy site. The children had a ball and unbeknown to them you always had them within your view while they played with their new friends. We’ll be back.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 September 2023
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Paul M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We had a great weekend here at Gosford forest park. Second visit, kids loved it, great facility, friendly staff and visitors, lots of outdoor activity for the kids, and other kids to socialize. Will go again
Written 17 June 2024
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Jacq cross
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
All information sent by email and then visited caravan to make sure We understood all about the gates, codes etc . Very efficient
Written 5 June 2024
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Brogan C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We booked 2 pods for half term break as we had 2 family’s. 2 adults and 3 kids “2 of them have autism”. It was perfect! Staff were so friendly and explained the pods and how to get in and out of gosford if we needed after hours.

1. Pods are huge. 1 would have been plenty of room for everyone, and has a fridge.

2. Bathrooms are spotless, we could see them from our pods and they were checked/ cleaned by staff at least 4 times before we checked out the next day.

3. 6 real plugs and 6 usb ports per pod. We took hairdryer, straightener, air fryer, 3 laptop chargers , 3 switch chargers, 2 mobile chargers. “Kids didn’t ask for games once.” Everything worked perfectly, nothing tripped a switch.

4. Pods both had a heaters but we didn’t need them apart from to dry coats after playing in the rain. They are really warm.

5. We were able to let the kids play happily as we had a perfect surrounding to the pods so they weren’t in other campers roads. They felt like they had so much freedom, and we could see them perfectly and new they were safe.

6. When you leave the pod you will be gone for hours. Bring a backpack with picnic stuff and drinks. First it’s the kids sand play park. Kids were here for an hour, luckily they have coffee, ice cream, and food vans between the parks. Then when we left the sand one they ran directly towards the large “not sand” play park less than 20 meters away. They played for another 45 minutes while we got coffees and food. Then we started the play park trail that leads you to all the parks around gosford, all built of wood and are amazing! long story short we left the pods at 3pm and came back about 9pm

7. We got back to the pods and started making everyone toasties and chips in air fryer for a big supper. It was raining so Kids went to one pod while we cooked in the other and were so tired they lay up and watched a movie in silence. 3 kids, 2 have autism, Completely silent. They were sleeping by 10pm and slept until around 9am the next morning. Thankyou gosford!

8. Once the kids were sleeping, we already started looking for the next dates we both had free to book again. Like we were there 24hrs and I would say we saw a quarter of what’s actually available, an amazing place.
Written 31 May 2024
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Fitzs
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
The views were amazing, and we took lots of pictures, lots for our family to do, play parks where so good our Grandson loved it,and facilities where great to hope to be back again
Written 22 May 2024
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colin g
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Great value ! clean tidy and friendly staff
Lovely walks
Toilet blocks and washing facilities first class
All in all 10/10
Written 20 May 2024
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travelling96
mexico city8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
While we have visited Gosford a lot of times, this was our first time staying over in the pods. Everything was excellent: beds were comfortable; facilities were extremely clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Everyone we talked to was having a great stay also, so the general atmosphere was great. Really recommend as a little getaway with children.
Written 13 May 2024
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Kelly M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Such a beautiful location! Had been once before for a day trip and loved it, returned for one night of camping. The staff were incredibly lovely, the forest ranger in particular couldn't have been friendlier and so helpful making sure we knew he was on site should we need any assistance or info. Had my two year old with us and he had a ball, so many lovely parks and activities for the kids, he also loved cycling along the trails. Will definitely return.
Written 12 May 2024
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Simon M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Been going here for decades and still love Gosford for camping. It has changed a lot and in a good way. The kids parks are excellent and there are so many to spend time going round. It was a super wet weekend but you should always bring your wellies. Staff are great and very welcoming.
Written 5 April 2024
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Adrian H
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Pitches were well spread out, unfortunately due to heavy rain, the pitches/ grassy areas were too muddy to erect the awning. The site was litter free and regularly checked by staff. Toilet/shower block were regularly checked and cleaned to a high standard. Friendly helpful staff.
Great coffee, ice cream and treats were available in the car park. Burgers, chips etc were available at the weekend. Venders were pleasant and friendly, smiles all round.
Written 3 April 2024
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Adele U
Belfast, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
My husband and I just had a relaxing night in a glamping pod. It was so cosy and honestly the most comfortable mattress I have ever slept on! The pods are spacious, clean and functional with a kettle, fridge and heater.
One suggestion for improvement would be a couple of chairs and a small table for relaxing in the evening. There is a picnic table outside but it was a bit too cold for this.

There was a great buzz about the campsite and Rachel our warden was so friendly and helpful!

We will definitely be back to the glamping pods, and would also like to try camping in our tent with our teenagers and dog :)

Gosford is just a beautiful spot for walks and scenery and we would highly recommend a visit.
Written 24 March 2024
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