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Ards Forest Park

Sheephaven Bay, on the N56 | 5km north of Creeslough, Ireland
+353 74 912 1139
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Really beautiful

Really beautiful - beaches, woodland walks, picnic areas. Costs €5 per car for the day. Toilet... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pat K
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Navan, Ireland
Great walking and spectacular scenery

Whenever we're in Donegal we make a special pilgrimage to include a walk in Ards Forest Park It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ProfessorRathgar
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Dublin, Ireland
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Sheephaven Bay, on the N56 | 5km north of Creeslough, Ireland
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+353 74 912 1139
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really beautiful - beaches, woodland walks, picnic areas. Costs €5 per car for the day. Toilet facilities and small excellent coffee shop/ice cream shop/snacks etc. Strongly recommend.

1  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we're in Donegal we make a special pilgrimage to include a walk in Ards Forest Park It combines, beach walking, views over the Atlantic, climbs, descents, Forest walking and affords beautiful interactions with birds , butterflies , trees and flowers It's a good stretch...More

1  Thank ProfessorRathgar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park really needed a coffee/tea shop. New cabin fits in with the park. Friendly owners. With excellent coffee and scooped ice cream. Cheap prices and a real addition to the overall park experience.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 May 2017

One of my favourite scenic walk places of anywhere! Breathtaking views of sandy tranquil beaches at the edge of the forest. My advice, go and experience this place which is steeped in history. Beautifull Lough Lilly on way in to car park.A gem at the...More

Thank Frotete
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here with our three boys and our dog. We paid €5 parking and spent a while walking in the woods. Lots of people there as it was Easter Monday but on the walk we ventured on we didn't meet too many people. Toilet...More

Thank Honda5699
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The park is a lovely day out for all ages. Beautiful walking paths, a nice playground for the kids and a spectacular beach.

Thank Amy9567
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited Ards Forest Park on many occasions and it has always struck us how few people ever go there. No wonder they have increased the parking to €5! It is a beautiful place in any weather and believe me we've been in all...More

2  Thank olibot
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely park. You only need to pay if you have kids or unable to walk far otherwise u can just park on roadside and enter for free. Lacking a bit in Park benches and bins

2  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

On a recent visit to the shandon hotel we went to ards forest park! A lovely setting with a forest walk, lovely beach and an historic friary.

1  Thank Jamespatric
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went back to this park for the first time in about 6 or 7 years. Was great to see there is still a lot of investment going into the park which was evident in the clean toilets and park. Made sure to have 5 euro...More

2  Thank Deirdre T
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Dartheboy
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Response from Diane H | Reviewed this property |
its 4 euros for parking
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