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Boyd's Riverside Walk

A short riverside walk along the middle stetches of the Roe which also passes through farmland and quiet country roads.




2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 7

Nearest Town

Burnfoot, Dungiven

Route Shape


Route Type



Riverside & farm track, road

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

River Roe - an ASSI and well known for angling

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From car park on Derryyork Rd next to New Bridge follow the river bank north past disabled fishing stands to come to a footbridge. Cross the Bovevagh River and continue along the bank for 1 km then take a sharp left turn onto a farm lane. Continue to meet Straw Road turning left to return to Burnfoot.

In Burnfoot village you can turn left at the football opitch to return to the car park via the riverbank or continue to the junction of Derryork Road and return to the car park.

Getting to the Start

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk


Shop in Burnfoot, toilets & refreshments in Dungiven



Publication Availability


Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
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Ratings and Comments

neil 5 July, 2014 @ 21:30

Nice little walk along the banks of the river roe with a lovely view of the benbradagh mountain and further afield on clear days.

Easy access from main Belfast to Londonderry road turn off up drumrane road just outside dungiven .

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