Ballyronan Wood Walk

Ballyronan wood is a beautiful walk through a small 5 acre wet woodland on the shores of Lough Neagh. The area boasts a wealth of wildlife easily viewed from the woodland path, such as mute swan, whooper swan, bewick swan, great crested grebes and tufted duck.

Technical sheet No. 30098579

A Cookstown walk posted on 23/01/23 by Walk NI. Last update : 06/02/23
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h15 ?
Distance Distance : 0.91 km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 4 m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 4 m
Highest point Highest point : 19 m
Lowest point Lowest point : 15 m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Cookstown
Starting point Starting point : N 54.710001° / W 6.530604°
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Start : Ballyronan Marina Car park (BT45 6JA)

(D/A) Start from Ballyronan Marina Car park and head in the direction of the caravan park at the north of the site. Located at the entrance to the caravan park is the Ballyronan Wood Sign.

Follow the yellow way markers on a circular path left along the Lough Shore past picnic areas.

(1) You will arrived at a parking. Cross it and continue on the yellow circular path.

The return leg of the walk is via a woodland trail that leads back around to the start/finish point at the caravan park. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 15 m - Ballyronan Marina Car park
1 : km 0.49 - alt. 17 m - Parking
D/A : km 0.91 - alt. 15 m - Ballyronan Marina Car park

Useful Information

Start : Ballyronan Marina Car park (BT45 6JA)

Drive to the start : From Cookstown take the B73 to Coagh. Then from Coagh Village continue along the B160 into Ballyronan. The Marina is situated on the right hand side, on the shores of Lough Neagh. (Approximately 12 miles from Cookstown).

Terrain : Good flat woodland paths

Public Transport : Translink

Facilities : A picnic site, caravan and camping, marina, childrens play area and toilets.

Find more information and walk ideas at Walk NI here.

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During the walk or to do/see around

Duting this walk you can take break to explore Ballyronan Marina, fishing or maybe do some watersports !

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