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

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Boyd’s Riverside Walk

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  • 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.

    neil at 6:14 pm
  • County Londonderry

    Distance 1.9 miles

    OS Map Sheet 7

    Terrain Riverside & farm track, road

    Nearest Town Burnfoot, Dungiven

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference C681134

    Route Type Riverside

    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.

    Point of Interest

    River Roe – an ASSI and well known for angling

    Getting to the start

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk


    Shop in Burnfoot, toilets & refreshments in Dungiven