Seaforde Woodland Walk

Seaforde Woodland Walk offers a unique walking experience through small and peaceful mixed woodland.  Discover this unspoilt hidden gem within the rich historic landscape of Seaforde Demesne and village, including Plantation Wood and Million Tree Wood. Follow the waymarked trails to enjoy spectacular views of the Mourne Mountains, Slieve Croob and the Ards Peninsula.




1.4 miles

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Route Shape


Route Type



Gravel paths with steps

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Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Church, panoramic views, Million Tree Wood

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


Route Description

This trail begins by following the Church Field boundary before ascending into the mixed woodland of Plantation Wood with its canopy of beech, oak, ash and sycamore and an understory of holly, hazel, elder and willow. The trail returns by weaving its way through the native oak trees in Million Tree Wood. 
Take a rest and enjoy the panoramic views of the rolling hills surrounding Seaforde Demesne and village and beyond to Slieve Croob. On a clear day, you will see the Mourne Mountains, the Irish Sea and coastline between Dundrum Bay and St. John's Point.
Please note that due to steps and some steep sections, this trail is unsuitable for bicycles, those with use mobility aids and most pushchairs.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

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Getting to the Start (by Car)

Access from Seaford village on the Newcastle Road

Getting to the Start (on Foot)

Access from Seaford village


Dogs are allowed. Dog are allowed but must be kept on a lead


On road parking please park safely and responsibly

Walk Location
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