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Places to See Red Squirrels

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England
  • Kielder Forest, Northumberland
  • Formby on the Sefton Coast
  • Cannock Chase, Staffordshire
  • Brownsea Island, Dorset
  • Wallington, Northumberland
  • Newtown, Isle of Wight

Wales
  • Clocaenog forest, Denbighshire
  • Hiraethog Forest, Denbighshire
  • Coed y Brenin, Gwynedd
  • Isle of Anglesey

Scotland
  • Culbokie Wood, Highlands
  • Bennachie, Aberdeenshire
  • Culbin, Moray
  • Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Kilmichael Forest, Argyll and Bute

Northern Ireland

Locations marked with an * require a permit.  Enquire through Ulster Wildlife Trust

  • Crom Estate, Co. Fermanagh
  • Florence Court, Co Fermanagh
  • Colin Glen Forest Park, near Dunmurry
  • Mount Stewart, Co Down
  • Blessingbourne, Co. Tyrone * Nr Fivemiletown, just E along the A4 (park in reserve).
  • Strabane Glen, Co. Tyrone* 2Km NE along A5. Take B49 E, then first right turn (park at end of track).
  • Hawthorne Hill, Co. Down (near Meigh). SW along the B113, enter Slieve Gullion Forest and turn N to car park at site.
  • Rostrevor Forest, Co. Down Rostrevor 1Km E along A2 (car park at NW end of reserve). No access off paths.
  • Mount Stewart, Co. Down (National Trust) Nr Greyabbey, 3Km NW along A 20 (use NT car park).
  • Ness Wood Near Derry, Co. Londonderry 8Km SE on A6, then 3Km E to Ervey Cross roads, turn right to junction and right again to country park car park
  • Shanes Castle, Near Antrim, Co. Antrim 1Km W along A6. Car park in grounds. Open Easter to Sept on selected days. Winter visits by arrangement with RSPB warden
  • Glenariff Forest. Near Cargan, Co. Antrim 5Km NE A43. Use Forest Car Park

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