Armagh Rambling Club

Saturday 2nd March - Tollymore Forest Park - UFRC Introductory Walk


Meet at the Palace Stables Armagh leave promptly at 9.00 am or at
Tollymore Forest Park Main Carpark at 10am to start walk at 10.15am

Directions: Armagh - Newry - through Hilltown
- turn right for Newcastle
- then a left for Newcastle- Bryansford
- turn right at brown sign for Tollymore Forest Park / Newcastle.
Down this road Tollymore Forest Park is on the right.

Walk Route: Along the Shimna River to the Boundary Bridge and on to the Mourne wall.
Return along forest paths to the small lake , the Old Bridge and the car park.

Terrain: Easy flat river path. and along a variety of forest paths, some stoney, with moderate inclines and declines.

Duration: 3 hours approx. 1 main lunch break + water/ sweet stops.

Sturdy footwear required and walking poles optional. Toilets at site

Carpark Entrance Fee: £5 per car or Tollymore Forest Park pass.

2024 Winter/Spring programme.

Sunday, March 10th, Benburb, Short Walk

Saturday, March 16th, Eastern Mournes, Strenuous Walk

Sunday March 24th, Drum Manor, Short Walk

Provisional Gradings of Walks:  
Moderate - Moderate Level of fitness  
Strenuous - Fit, with hill-walking experience  

Hikers should be properly equipped. Suitable sturdy, comfortable footwear should be worn at all times.
Warm, waterproof clothing and a change of clothes are essential for longer walks.
Denim jeans are not suitable. Walk leaders may refuse to take anyone inadequately dressed.  

Hiking carries significant risk and participation in hiking or walking activities can result in injury.
It is the responsibility of each walker to ensure that he/she has the requisite experience and fitness for the hikes he/she undertakes.
Whilst every reasonable effort is made by the Club to minimise risks,
it is understood that each member takes part in the Club’s activities at his or her own risk and
that the Club cannot be held responsible for any mishap or injury howsoever caused.

A walk may be cancelled, or the venue changed due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.  

Notification of any change will be by email and the website.