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Tannyranny

Short route along public road then climbs a lane to the open mountain side of Benbradagh. Countour along mountain to site of Tannyranney old church. Great views to the Sperrins, Roe Valley and Lough Foyle. No dogs as sheep grazing on mountain.

County

Londonderry

Distance

3.2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 8

Nearest Town

Dungiven

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Hill

Terrain

Road, track & open mountain

Grid Reference (Start)

C727135

Grid Reference (End)

C727135

Point of Interest

Tannyranny Old Church, Benbradagh Mountain

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Sperrins

Route Description

From Gelvin Community Hall turn left along the B64 Legavallon Road towards Dungiven. Turn left at the finger post and follow the lane as it climbs the north slopes of Benbradagh through two sets of gates. At the second set of gates continue right along a rough track along the countour of the mountain until you meet Tannyranny Old Church. To return retrace your steps to Gelvin.

Getting to the Start

From Dungiven take the B64 Legavallon Rd. Gelvin Community Hall is 3 miles along the road on your right.

Facilities

Toilets & refreshments in Dungiven

Publication

Sperrins Tourism walking guide

Publication Availability

STL

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kevin 12 March, 2009 @ 10:15

walked it nearly every day nice wee site.!

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