Ballymoyer Woodland

Walking Route

The route leaves from the car park at the Junction of Ballymoyer Road and Drumcrow Road. It initially follows the Creggan River and then winds it way through the mixed woodland of a fairy glen with deep mossy and ferned banks before returning back to the starting point


2 miles

Start Point:


Finish Point:


Point of interest:

Diverse woodland and specimen trees

Nearest town:


OS map:

Sheet 28


Off road woodland trail


Start at the carpark at the junction of Ballymoyer Road and Drumcrow Road. Follow the path through the gate alongside the Creggan River until it joins the Ballymoyer Road. Follow the trail and waymarkers on the opposite side to the viewpoint and through the looped top section that traverses the steep glen. From the viewpoint cross the road again and return via the Creggan River path to the starting point.


Car parking at the start of the walk. Refreshments, shops and toilets in Whitecross.

Accessible terrain:

Parts of the walk are wheelchair users - with low gradients.


Ballymoyer - leaflet produced by National Trust

Publication availability:

Contact Newry Tourist Information Centre on 028 3031 3170 or contact the National Trust on 028 9751 0721 or email -

Getting to the start by public transport:

Access from Ballymoyer Road between Whitecross and Newtownhamilton

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newry Visitor Information Centre
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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