Yes, you can visit any time you like. No appointments are necessary.
Slievekirk Wood lies half way between Claudy and Drumahoe.
1.Click here for Bing Maps Directions enter your own postcode, the coordinates for the entrance on Gosheden Road are already entered (the link is their aerial view).
2. For Satnav: the nearest postcode is BT47 3TQ on Gosheden Road, as shown by the red dot on the maps: the coordinates are: N54.9363 W7.2276 for the entranceway.
Travelling from all localities, take the main A6 road between Belfast and Derry / Londonderry, and exit just to the south of Ness Bridge at the Ardmore Road, signposted for Ardmore.
There are major roadworks along the A6 between Dungiven and Drumahoe so please take care at this junction and be aware of any road closure / diversion signs.
Cross the River Faughan at the Ardmore Bridge, then take the first left onto Ardground Road followed by an immediate right onto Kildoag Road.
Turn left at the T junction at the top of the hill and follow the road round a right hand bend; when the road straightens out take a right fork onto Gosheden Road.
The entrance to Slievekirk Wood will be found on your right after approx 0.2 miles however you will need to park in the first gateway on the right to avoid blocking the road.