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Diamond Jubilee Wood

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Slaughterford Road, Whitehead, Northern Ireland
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Lovely place

Great spot to take your dog for a walk, lovely & peaceful. There's an exercise station & picnic... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Orla_9
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Belfast, NI
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Maybe there is a diamond in there somewhere

Very infant woodland, I can excuse that but to call a dirty bit of water with drainage pipes... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Yarnac
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great spot to take your dog for a walk, lovely & peaceful. There's an exercise station & picnic tables, also a small pond with a bridge over it.

Thank Orla_9
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very infant woodland, I can excuse that but to call a dirty bit of water with drainage pipes exposed, a pond is a bit of a far stretch. I am sure in a few years it will look fantastic. What I feel spoilt the woods...More

Thank Yarnac
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This very immature woodland, provides the location for a pleasant circular walk stroll. Go regularly and watch the tiny saplings grow and the ground flora change over the seasons. Easy paths to follow and quite flat.

1  Thank elb288
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I was out here again for the rededication of the site as a World War I memorial site. The wood, plus Bentra Municipal Golf Course are now protected from development for 999 years on account that there was an aerodrome here in the Great War....More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I was eager to get back again to the Diamond Jubilee Wood after the people at Lighthouse Yarns, plus Cathy Scott and so many other volunteers had filled it up with wonderful new woolen artworks. They do this each year, and it is a fabulous...More

2  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I had a walk in the Jubilee wood in the autumn, it is a lovely, peaceful place. I never thought it would be something for me. It is free to visit. I am very impressed with it. Lots of work has gone into planting the...More

3  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a perfect example of how local councils waste the rate payers money. The so called sculptures are like something found in a scrap yard. The walk itself is also very uninteresting. The money could have been put to much better use by restoring/repairing...More

3  Thank DavidMcF
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The Jubilee Wood is here right at my door step, well almost. After having enjoyed a lovely lunch at the Bentra Grill, in the conservatory which is overlooking the start of the walk to the Jubilee wood, a friend and I ventured out exploring this...More

2  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I come here for the wildlife. I saw my first-ever local orange-tip butterfly this time (I’d only ever spotted them up on The Knockagh). A pair of linnets were flitting about in trees next to the path. The pool had tadpoles and a wealth of...More

4  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Great place to walk round with the dog and daughter just a pity everyone didn't clean there dogs mess up after them.....

Thank Ah J
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