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Dunnamore Riverside Walk

** Please note this route is closed until further notice due to path erosion. Maintenance works are currently underway and it is hoped the path will be reopened soon **

An attractive short circular walk along the Ballinderry River linked with several road sections.

The Ballinderry River is a game fishing river, home to kingfishers and many aquatic plants like crow foot, also an area of special scientific interest.

County

Tyrone

Distance

2 miles

OS Map

OSNI Sheet 13, The Sperrins

Nearest Town

Dunnamore Village

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Riverside

Terrain

Off road paths and public roads

Grid Reference (Start)

H692804

Grid Reference (End)

H692804

Point of Interest

Wildlife and views of the Sperrins region

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Sperrins

Route Description

Starting at Killucan Picnic site car park, cross the footbridge over the Ballinderry River and turn left following the riverside path (marked) in a clockwise direction along the river and roadside verge (1km).

Turn right along Mill Road to the car park, cross road bridge, turn right and walk along the riverside path, past an old stone barn into Dunnamore village (2km).

Turn right, walk up through the village, past the school, housing, chapel, turn right downhill - returning to Killucan car park.

Visitors are encouraged to visit Beaghmore Stone Circles which date back to the Bronze age and are thought to be first sites of human settlement.

Getting to the Start

Signposted off the A505 Cookstown to Omagh Road (10 miles from Cookstown)

Facilities

Toilets, picnic and car parking facilities available at main starting point.

Publication

Cookstown Visitor Guide & Sperrins Walking Guide

Publication Availability

Cookstown Tourist Infromation Centre Tel: 028 867 69949

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
 
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