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.

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Dunnamore Riverside Walk

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  • Description has circular Riverside walk however it more of a roadside route as it soon follows the main Cookstown to Omagh road, before dropping down to verges with very overhanging trees, as one in the party was visually impaired this became a major issue. On the plus side the grass was well trimmed on route. My main issue with this walk was when Dunnamore village was reached it exits onto a very busy stretch of road and on a bend. From here the route was unclear and had us retace our steps back the way we came. On reaching the car at the start we viewed the map and found we were ment to follow the busy and twisted road out Dunnamore, on the road (no verge) in my opinion this was definitely not safe. Therefore I would not recommend this walk particularly if you have children or mobility issues.

    S.Hamilton at 6:05 pm
  • County Tyrone

    Distance 2 miles

    OS Map OSNI Sheet 13, The Sperrins

    Terrain Off road paths and public roads

    Nearest Town Dunnamore Village

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H692804

    Route Type Riverside

    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.

    Point of Interest

    Wildlife and views of the Sperrins region

    Getting to the start

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

    Public transport

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