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Ballintempo Forest: Aghanaglack Walk

7 miles, near Enniskillen

Aghanaglack Walk: Ballintempo Forest - A Dual to the Grave

Ballintoy to Bushmills

12.4 miles, near Bushmills/Ballintoy

A moderate linear walk linking Ballintoy and Bushmills

Bearnagh and Meelmore

6 miles, near Newcastle

A 9km/5.5 mile circuit taking in 2 summits in the Mournes

Carntogher Way - Slí an Chairn

5.6 miles, near Maghera, County Derry

Great walk on hill and mountain with fine views across Ulster

Carrigan Forest: Lough Formal Walk

7 miles, near Derrygonnelly

Lough Formal Walk: Carrigan Forest part of the Marble Arch Caves

Castle Ward Boundary Trail

8.7 miles, near Strangford

A walking & cycling trail around the boundary of Castle Ward Dem

Causeway Hill - from Killeter village

9.5 miles, near Killeter

A walk along minor roads and an old bog causeway

Central Mournes

9.9 miles, near Hilltown

A moderate circular walk in the central Mournes

Clandeboye Way – Helen’s Bay to Whitespots Country Park

8 miles, near Helens Bay near Crawfordsburn

A woodland walk on a mix of old lanes and tracks

Comber Greenway

7 miles, near Belfast - Dee Street

A traffic-free walk/cycle path along an old railway line.

Craignamaddy Circuit

12.8 miles, near Plumbridge and Gortin

A scenic walking route in the Sperrins Mountains.

Crockbrack Way

7.2 miles, near Moneyneany

A moderate hill walk with excellent views of the Sperrins

Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail

4 miles, near Belcoo

Streunous climb to the summit of Cuilcagh Mountain

Cuilcagh Hiker's Trail

5.6 miles, near Swanlinbar

A vigorous and exposed route through expansive blanket bog

Dungonnell Way

9.5 miles, near Cargan

A 9.5 mile circular route passing through Glenariff Forest

Florence Court Forest Park - Red Trail

5.6 miles, near Enniskillen

Strenuous walk with good views

Glen River

9 (total) miles, near Newcastle

This walk follows the Glen River uphill into Mournes Mountains

Glenariff Forest Park, Scenic Trail

5.9 miles, near Cushendall

Steep climb with fine views

Hen, Cock and Pigeon Rock

5.9 miles, near Hilltown

A circular route in the western Mournes

Hudy's Way

5.8 miles, near Moneyneany

A medium distance circular walk in the foothills of the Sperrin

Jenkin Forest and Lakes

7.4 miles, near Fivemiletown

Forest walk with stunning views of six lakes

Lagan Towpath

11 miles, near Stranmillis, Belfast

Scenic riverside walk along tarmac path

Lough Foyle Trail

10.4 miles, near Ballykelly or Limavady

A stunning coastal walk on the banks of Lough Foyle

Lough Navar Forest: Lough Navar Lakes Walk

7 miles, near Derrygonnelly, Enniskillen

A walk through the forest with clear views across Lough Navar

Lough Shannagh

7 miles, near Kilkeel

Hilly walk on well used track

Meelmore and Meelbeg

5.5 miles, near Hilltown

A moderate circular walk in the High Mournes

North Down Coastal Path

16 miles, near Holywood, Co Down

Relatively flat scenic coastline

Port Path

6.5 (one way) miles, near Portstewart

Beautiful coastal walk connecting Portstewart Strand and Portrus

Portballintrae Causeway Loop

5.5 miles, near Portballintrae

A loop walk linking Portballintrae to the Causeway and back

Portrush to Bushmills

6.6 (one way) miles, near Portrush/Bushmills

A linear walk on the North Antrim Coast

Quoile River Walk

5.5 miles, near Downpatrick

A pleasant off road walk along the Quoile River

Reservoir Views

9.3 miles, near Annalong/Newcastle

A strenuous day walk passing through the heart of the Mournes

Robbers Table

8.1 miles, near Omagh / Gortin

A great hill walk with fantastic views

Roe Valley Country Park

2 to 7 miles, near Limavady

Riverside & woodland paths

Slieve Binnian

7 miles, near Annalong Village

Fantastic circular route in the High Mournes

Slieve Donard (via Glen River)

2.9 (one way) miles, near Newcastle

A walk to summit of Slieve Donard, highest mountain in N.Ireland

Slieve Donard from Bloody Bridge

3.2 (one way) miles, near Newcastle

A steep riverside walk leading to the summit of Slieve Donard

Slieve Donard, Commedagh and Bearnagh

15 miles, near Bryansford

Challenging walk in the Mournes, including the two highest peaks

Slieve Gullion

9.5 miles, near Forkhill, Meigh, Drumintee

A mountain walk linked with forest tracks and minor roads

Tollymore Forest Park - Mountain & Drinns Trail

5.5 plus 2.9 miles, near Newcastle

An energetic walk through tranquil mature woodland.

Trassey to Bloody Bridge

7.3 miles, near Bryansford

A moderate linear walk giving a true taste of the Mournes

Vinegar Hill Loop

7 miles, near Gortin

A beautiful circular walk in the western Sperrin Mountains.

Adder's Loanin' (Ballyward Walk)

5.5 (approx), miles, near Leitrim

Green lanes and great views of Co. Down countryside

Ballyroney Lake and Bog Walk

5.9 miles, near Ballyroney/Rathfriland

The walk crosses Lackan Bog via - 'The Green Road'

Banagher Forest

9 miles, near Dungiven or Feeny

Surfaced road and forest track

Belfast Lough

7 miles, near Whiteabbey

Shoreline of Belfast Lough taking in views of historic shipyard.


7 miles, near Dungiven

Open mountain walk

Bessy Bell East

2.8 (One Way) miles, near Omagh / Newtownstewart

Open mountain with views of the Sperrin Mountains

Branny Ramble – Green Route

5 miles, near Ballygawley / Aughnacloy

Beautiful scenic views

Branny Ramble – Red Route

7 miles, near Ballygawley / Aughnacloy

A walk on minor roads through the Tyrone countryside.

Carntogher History Trail-Conair Staire Charn Tóchair

11 miles, near Maghera

Excellent history trail linking the area's best heritage sites

Creggandevesky Archaeological Trail

9 miles, near Carrickmore / Creggan

Incredible heritage

Croaghan Breen Forest Walk

6.5 miles, near Magherahoney Village

Scenic hillwalking route


6 miles, near Castlewellan

Lowland Countryside Paths in the Mourne AONB

Dundrum to Newcastle Walk

8 miles, near Newcastle and Dundrum

Countryside, Coast and Village

Fairy Glen - circular walk

6 miles, near Rostrevor

A circular walk from Rostrevor along the riverside

Glenshane Forest

10 miles, near Dungiven

Forest track & open mountain

Gort Moss Walk

5 miles, near Ardboe

A linear moss walk along old moss roads and leafy hedgerows.

Highway to Health, Newry

6.3 miles, near Newry

A medium length circular walk around Newry

Poets Trail - The Creggan Loop

8 miles, near Crossmaglen

Scenic walk on rural roads

Poets Trail: Ballykeel Loop

8 miles, near Mullaghbane

Cultural history

Poets Trail: Forkill Loop

6 miles, near Forkhill

Cultural history

Poets Trail: O'Neill Loop

8 miles, near Creggan

Cultural history

Silent Valley Ben Crom Dam Walk

6 miles, near Kilkeel

A long route following the trail to Ben Crom Dam

Slieve Croob Pass Loaning

6.5 miles, near Finnis a.k.a. Massford/Dromara

Scenic walk

Wetlands Way - Birches and Maghery (3 walks)

5, 5.5 & 12 miles, near Maghery, Co. Armagh

3 walks on quiet lanes and minor roads

Wetlands Way - The Bann Montaighs Trails (x3)

5, 6.5 & 13 miles, near Derrymacash, Co. Armagh

3 walks on quiet lanes and minor roads

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