Somerset Forest

Walking Route

Somerset Forest is located on the south western boundary of Coleraine. Within the forest there is a range of walks of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty. There is a short circular route to "Millennium Miles" standard, suitable for less able users. The paths are also suitable for jogging in conjunction with exercise apparatus situated in a fitness cluster close to the car park


2 miles

Start Point:


Finish Point:


Point of interest:

Herons, squirrels, other wildlife

Nearest town:


OS map:

Sheet 4


Gravel paths, easy walking


From the car park there are two waymarked paths that lead through a wide variety of broadleaved and conifer trees. These paths can be used for jogging. There is also a fitness cluster of exercise apparatus situated next to the car park. Guidance on how to use it safely and effectively is given on an illustrated lectern.


Refreshments and toilets available in Coleraine.

Accessible terrain:

Off road unsurfaced paths

Getting to the start by public transport:

Somerset Forest is located one mile south of Coleraine on the A54 Kilrea Road.



The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

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