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Loughgall Country Park - Orchard Path

A 2 mile fairly flat (with the exception of one steep hill) cycle on tarmac paths in the natural surroundings of Loughgall Country Park - a magnificent 188 hectare estate of open farmland, orchards and 37 acre ‘Lough’.

There is no charge for the cycle, however there is a £2.20 fee for car parking or a yearly car park ticket can be bought for £11.30.

 

County

Armagh

Nearest Town

Loughgall

Route Type

Parkland and Grassland

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

H910519

Distance

2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 19

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

Off Public road

Grid Ref (End)

H910519

terrain

Mixed Surface Paths

route description

From the carpark follow the tarmac pathway, keep to the left of the two Y junctions and continue through the pedestrian entrance at the metal gate before proceeding 20 metres to the T junction where it meets a tarmac roadway.

Turn left here and continue straight ahead at the crossroads following the blue walk way markers. Keep to the left along the tarred road avoiding the first right to the manor house.  Continue straight ahead for 50 metres and avoid the two left turns before proceeding down the hill keeping left at the Y junction. 

Keep to the road until you come to a junction at the bottom of a hill (there will be woodland on your left and an open field with large trees on your right).  Follow the path to the right for approximately 100 metres keeping left at the Y junctions (there will be an orchard on your right) before continuing 50 metres to the T junction. Turn right and proceed 100 metres past the boat slipway on the right keeping to the tarmac path before taking a left to return to the car park.

Remember the trail is used by horse riders, so be prepared to pull over and stop. 

getting to the start

Loughgall Country Park is located on the B77 Armagh to Portadown Rd. All walks start from the main car park.

traffic

Traffic-free paths on mixed surfaces

facilities

Reception area, car park, toilets, changing rooms, showers, trim trail, junior adventure trail, golf course, coarse fishing lake

information for People with a Disability

Route mostly on flat gravel paths

available publications

Country Park Brochure

Available from www.loughgallcountrypark.co.uk

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