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Peatlands Park, Dungannon

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Peatlands Park is a 266 hectares area established in 1990 and placed under the safeguard of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. It is located in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, and has been designated as an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI). Peatlands Park is home to a particularly rich sample of the fauna and flora found in peat bogs, and proposes 16 km (10 mi) of paths to its visitors.The park holds two natural reserves predating the park itself, Annagarriff (77 ha) and Mullenakill (22ha), established in 1980. Of the two, Annagarriff is thought to be home to the only colony of Scottish wood ants in Ireland.It also holds a narrow gauge railway established in 1901 and displays an outdoor turf cutting site.
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  • I would have rated this place 5 stars . It is a beautiful place. Pitty about the highly abusive staff who work there. They hate anyone with dogs. Very lucky they didn't get punched !!!  more »
  • Always enjoy a walk around peatlands- lovely walks at all times of the year especially when the bluebells are out!  more »
  • Tarred walks short walks longs walks into stone walks and through bog with wooden bridges very interesting and long ones are a good length for those who want a decent walk  more »
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  • Great place for a slow walk or more intense exercise. Some for the trails can get quite wet and muddy.
  • Lovely day out staff very helpful
  • Excellent day out for everyone if good weather.
  • Love this park, and the train
  • Lots of paths and walks