Ballysallagh Forest facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBallysallagh Forest
|Location||Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom|
|Area||127.49 hectares (315.0 acres)|
|Governing body||Forest Service Northern Ireland|
Ballysallagh Forest is a predominantly coniferous forest located near Bangor, Northern Ireland. It has a small section of broadleaved trees at Cairn Wood. The forest is managed by the Forest Service Northern Ireland.
In October 2014 more than 20 hectares (representing approximately 7000 trees) were felled in an attempt to control an outbreak of the tree disease Phytophthora ramorum. The affected area included Cairn Wood which is popular with walkers.
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