Ramsfort Wood Walking Trail
Willow Park, County Wexford, Ireland
Ramsfort Wood Trail has two waymarked walking trails. Both start in Willow Park, just 15 minutes walk from Gorey Main Street.
The Deerpark Trail is a looped walk weaves through Willow Park and mixed woodland with occasional views of surrounding hills and Ramsfort House. Listen for the resident buzzard as you walk. The wood is situated on lands which were once part of the Ram Estate. The area around the wood was known as the Deerpark. Bishop Thomas Ram was granted lands around Gorey under the terms of the plantation of Wexford in the early 1600s.
From the 1800s onwards, the Ram family gave the people of Gorey access to the demesne land for walks so it is fitting that they have been made available again in the 21st century.
The short Sweet Walk Trail loop starts at Willow Park. Look out for a wide range of flora and fauna especially in spring and summer. Watch out for jaybirds and speckled wood butterflies, and the autumn toadstools.
If you want to explore more Wexford walking trails, don’t miss our blog Best Walking Trails in County Wexford.
More information about the Ramsfort Wood Walking Trail, here