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Mourneside Walk

County

Tyrone

Distance

2 miles

OS Map

Discoverer Map 12

Nearest Town

Sion Mills

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Riverside

Terrain

footpath and gravel path

Grid Reference (Start)

H343932

Grid Reference (End)

H343932

Point of Interest

Mourne River, Weir, Herdman's Mill, Wildlife

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From car park head south to where the footpath begins. Follow path along the outer perimeter of Herdman's Mill until you reach the large Map sign. From here, turn right and follow path until panoramic views of 19th century weir are in sight. At the weir turn left and follow the path north which leads to the swinging bridge. Continue to follow the path which will eventually lead back to the start of the route.

 

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Get bus from Strabane or Omagh to Sion Mills. Once in Sion Mills turn left on to Willows Road. Continue 400 metres until the Mill then turn right for start of walk.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Follow the main A5 road from Strabane to Omagh. Once in Sion Mills turn left on to Willows Road. Continue 400 metres until the Mill then turn right for dedicated parking.

Getting to the Start (on Foot)

Follow the main A5 road from Strabane to Omagh. Once in Sion Mills turn left on to Willows Road. Continue 400 metres until the Mill then turn right for start of walk.

Facilities

Cafes, toilet facilities and shops available in Sion Mills. Picnic area near River Mourne.

Walk Location
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Ratings and Comments

★★★★★
Aidan Devlin 10 December, 2017 @ 18:48

Walked this beautiful stretch of the River Mourne many tines. Its particular colorful in the Autumn when the leaves are changing colour. Video link to this walk below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUkWM9hyIQs

★★★★★
Gary 15 July, 2017 @ 19:37

Nothing beats a nice dander around the Mourneside Walk in Sion Mills. It really is a beautiful place for a walk, and the village is also very beautiful also. Don't forget to take your camera. Highly recommended folks! ;)

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