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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  • August 12, 2017
    Recently visited Peatlands for a Sunday morning walk. There are many different paths to follow depending on the distance you want to walk. Parts can be a bit mucky so wear suitable footwear! Was pleas...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Lovely, peaceful park with great walks, from short to long so suitable for all ages and abilities . The train is great for younger children but is only on at the weekend over the summer from 1pm to 4p...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Beautifully maintained park. Lots of picnic tables. You can always find a quiet spot on busy days. Ducks to feed on the small lakes. Train ride in open carriages through the bogland. Check with park i...  more »
  • Was there yesterday n the toilets were a disgrace.everyone of the ladies n disabled were full n not train running either ..was few yrs from ive been to this place n i used to love it .a wee jaunt on the train was great n the tea rooms didnt seem open either.had a good day anyway n will be back with a picnic
  • Beautiful large park for a walk. Great for kids. Loads to see and do.
  • Its less than half a mile from the M1 motorway with plenty of free parking (no height restrictions). The main gate is closed at night and the closing time will be displayed at the entrance. There is a small railway that not always open so youll have to ring up before hand to check. Theres also a cafe that ive never seen open. The toilets are open with hot water in the sinks and a dog drinking bowl outside. They also have a few toilet areas for dogs. Dogs are aloud of their leads but must be in sight of their owners. There are severial flat walks, some on board walks through the Bogs and other with gravel through trees. There's a duck pond and plenty of picnic tables.
  • Lovey place for a quiet walk
  • Great place for a slow walk or more intense exercise. Some for the trails can get quite wet and muddy.

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