8.39 ha (20.73 acres)

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The Drum is one of The Woodland Trust?s 'Woods On Your Doorstep' woodlands created to commemorate the Millennium. It lies on the southern slopes of Slievenanee Mountain in the north of Glenravel above Cargan village. It was planted with 15000 native trees and features open areas where raptors hunt and small pools where frogs spawn.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Grassland
  • Moorland
Dedication bench at Watkins Wood

Dedicate at this wood

This wood is one of more than 50 across the UK where it's possible to dedicate trees, benches or larger areas of woodland. Mark a special occasion or celebrate the life of a loved one with a meaningful gesture that lasts. 

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The Drum Management Plan

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