Castle Caldwell Forest Loop Walk, Fermanagh

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: February 21, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Fermanagh
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  • Distance20.02 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude44 m
  • Peak65 m
  • Climb107 m
  • Descent109 m

The Forest Loop Walk in Castle Caldwell Forest is a moderate 3.5 hour (13.5 km) walking route through the forest park passing the Old Castle built in 1612, the red deer park enclosure, wildfowl ponds, wildflower meadow and butterfly garden. Castle Caldwell Forest park lies four miles from Belleek at the western end of Lower Lough Erne. This park and Lough Erne played an important role during WW2 as the most westerly flying-boat station which protected against the U-Boat threat in the North Atlantic. There are plenty other walks and also a family cycle trail waymarked around the park and are shown at the bottom of this page. All routes are clearly waymarked with red, blue and yellow arrows. This forest is also a birdwatching paradises with the Common Scooter a regular visitor. 

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