Carrickfergus Borough Council - Bashfordsland Wood

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Bashfordsland Wood.

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join our friends groupBashfordsland Wood is a park in Carrickfergus Borough opened in October 2007. Bashfordsland Wood is owned and managed by Carrickfergus Borough Council, Parks & Countryside Service. Location Map.

Bashfordsland Wood attractions include an outdoor gym, orienteering course, sculptures trail, three wildlife ponds. When on the path network take a look at the native trees, wildflowers and wildlife such as bull finch, meadow pipits, sparrowhawks, and buzzards. Oakfield Glen can be accessed from Bashfordsland Wood.

Want to take a direct role in improving Bashfordsland Wood?

The Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen is a voluntary group of local residents who want to dedicate some of their time, energy and effort to caring for and improving this green space area. A Friends Group is a number of interested local people coming together with the aim of improving the appearance, facilities, conservation value and safety of their local park. Anyone can join and give as much or as little time as they want. Bashfordsland Wood is Carrickfergus's newest parks and is managed by Carrickfergus Borough Council. Oakfield Glen is managed by The Woodland trust. The first meeting took place in May and more meetings are planned and events. For further information please contact Carrickfergus Parks & Countryside Service on 028 9335 8000 or email

Download an application form to join the Friends of Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen.

Download Site Map of Bashfordsland Wood and Oakfield Glen

Download Bashfordsland Wood and Oakfield Glen Leaflet

Download Signage Information for Bashfordsland Wood

butterfly count at bashfordsland wood july 2011

Butterfly Count at Bashfordsland Wood.

Orienteering at Bashfordsland Wood

Orienteering in Bashfordsland Wood and Oakfield Glen - more information here.

bashfordsland wood family fun day

See more photographs of the Family Fun Day at Bashfordsland Wood.

Event in January 2011 at Bashfordsland Wood in Carrickfergus

Pupils from Oakfield Primary School and local councillors join CVNI to plant trees at Bashfordsland Wood.

For further information please contact:

Stephen Daye - Parks & Countryside Development Officer
Telephone: 028 9335 8000