Balloo Woodland

Balloo Woodland

Nature Reserves

Ulster Wildlife Trust



Balloo Woodland Nature Reserve is a stunningly beautiful area of natural beauty located in County Down, Northern Ireland. This area of outstanding natural beauty is a must-visit for anyone looking to explore the great outdoors. The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including red squirrels, badgers, foxes, and a variety of birds. The area is also home to a number of ancient trees, some of which are over 500 years old.

The reserve is a great place to explore and discover the beauty of nature. There are a number of trails and paths to explore, ranging from easy to difficult. The trails are well-marked and provide plenty of opportunities to take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. There are also a number of picnic areas and benches, perfect for a relaxing lunch or snack.

The reserve is also home to a number of interesting historical sites, including the remains of a 16th century castle. There are also a number of archaeological sites, including a Bronze Age burial mound and a number of Iron Age settlements.

The reserve is also home to a number of educational activities, including guided walks and talks, as well as a range of activities for children. There is also a visitor centre, which provides information about the area and its history.

Balloo Woodland Nature Reserve is a great place to explore and discover the beauty of nature. With its stunning views, diverse wildlife, and interesting historical sites, it is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the great outdoors. https://www.ulsterwildlife.org/nature-reserves/balloo-woodland

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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