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Features & activities
- Free car parking less than 500m away
- Information on site
- Way marked trail
- Good views
- Special wildlife interest
- Well worth a visit
- Spring colour
- Autumn colour
This rare and irreplaceable ancient woodland has a magical feel, with carpets of bluebell, celandine and wood anemone in the spring. It is home to the red squirrel, sparrowhawk and long-eared owl and offers terrific views overlooking Derry/Londonderry city and the River Foyle.
Prehen Wood is one of our Top Ten bluebell woods. If you’d like to visit and see a superb bluebell display, check our live map for bluebells at www.naturescalendar.org.uk as flowering times do vary around the UK. However, mid-April to early-June is usually an ideal time for most woods.