This route starts in the play area in Avondale Forest. The forest is famed for its’ diverse array of tree species. This route lets you explore the Pine trees in the forest, but also encompasses a wide range of tree types such as Spanish chestnut, redwoods, cedar and larch. Keep an eye out for the squirrels as the jump through the trees.
This is a loop walk and can be walked in either direction.
Grade: Easy , the route is marked with Blue arrows
Estimated time: 45min
Total height climbed: <50m
Highest point: 120m
Terrain underfoot: Grass Path & Forest Road
Suitable for: young families
How to get to start point: Avondale House, Rathdrum
- GPS FOR START POINT: 52.912681,-6.222188
- Avondale House can be reached by public transport from Rathdrum Village which is 1.5km away