Area: County Derry

'Walking in Northern Ireland and beyond for over 35 years.'

Visits to the Website800
Views of 'Full' Record1644

'Another opportunity to join with other like-minded folk and experience the walk of your choice in the spectacular Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is Binevenagh.' Held Early September.

Starting fromCastlerock
Visits to the Website774
Views of 'Full' Record1425

'Sandy beaches, dramatic cliff lines, sheltered woodlands and much, much more. Here we will introduce you to some of the best known walks within the Borough, but there are many others to discover.'

Alert Now translated into the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

Navigate the Website>>> Leisure Activities >>> Walking
Starting fromColeraine
Visits to the Website1092
Views of 'Full' Record1512

'There is a growing network of walking and cycling routes in Derry and the surrounding areas, from traffic-free greenways to shared-use paths and on-road cycle lanes.'

Note Now translated into Derry City & Strabane District Council.

Category Derry & Strabane
Visits to the Website1111
Views of 'Full' Record1490

'Come and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the stunning Downhill Demesne with its beautiful sheltered gardens and cliff walks. Visit the apple orchard in the walled garden, and the beautiful 18th-century folly, Mussenden Temple, originally inspired by the Tivoli Temple of Vesta.'

Starting fromCastlerock
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website347
Views of 'Full' Record771

'Walking trails in and around the following areas: Eglinton, Ballykelly, Sperrins, Derry-Londonderry, plus possibly Inishowen - Co Donegal on occasion.'

Starting fromEglinton
Visits to the Website610
Views of 'Full' Record1128

'We provide a weekly programme of walks, alternating between Saturdays and Sundays. Our walks start in Derry/Londonderry from either Waterside Station or Templemore Sports Complex, depending where the walk is at. While some of our walks are on forest trails and paths many are in mountainous areas where there are no paths.'

Category Derry & Strabane
Visits to the Website744
Views of 'Full' Record1458

'Walkers will delight in Limavady and the Roe Valley, with the diversity of the landscape offering a range of terrain and challenges.'

Note Now translated into Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Navigate the Website>>> Walking
Visits to the Website784
Views of 'Full' Record1381

'Walking enthusiasts and amateur amblers can benefit from local walking routes throughout the district, such as Reuben's Glen, The Carntogher Way, Glenone Forest, Magherafelt Highway to Health, Tamlaght O'Crilly Nature Trail, Polepatrick Cemetery Park or Termoneeny Chapel Path. The Sperrin Mountains also provide peace and serenity - plus an array of archaeological sites.' However, Alert Magherafelt District Council has now been translated into Mid Ulster District Council and unfortunately I could no longer find details of the Walks previously cited here via the new Website.

Category Mid Ulster
Visits to the Website788
Views of 'Full' Record1334

'There are over 7km of stunning woodland and riverside walks including a magnificent waterfall walk. For the less able visitors, there is also a meadow walk which offers easy access walking.'

Category Derry & Strabane
Size (acreage)135
Starting fromKillaloo
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website710
Views of 'Full' Record1330

'Somerset Riverside Park offers a wide network of explorable paths.'

Starting fromSomerset Riverside Park
Visits to the Website1064
Views of 'Full' Record1617

'Experience the stunning views and nature of the wider estate. You don't have to be an expert to go walking you just need to enjoy getting outside.'

Category Mid Ulster
Starting fromSpringhill House
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website830
Views of 'Full' Record1335

'Benone Beach stretches for over 7 miles from Downhill westwards to where it meets Magilligan Point at the mouth of Lough Foyle and forms part of one of Ireland's longest beaches. Benone Beach, a Blue Flag award winning beach, is popular throughout the year for a variety of outdoor activities and events with great views along the North Coast, to Inishowen in Donegal and to Scotland.

Alert Website Link changed from original.

Category Coastal Walks
Starting fromBenone Strand
Visits to the Website843
Views of 'Full' Record1323

'This walk on the hills above the Glenshane Pass gives access to historic Carntogher Mountain with views across Lough Foyle to Errigal and Muckish in Donegal, Sawel and the high Sperrins, and south-east to The Mournes and Slieve Gullion ...'

Category Mid Ulster
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromCotter Row Car Park, near Maghera
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website971
Views of 'Full' Record2340

'We're on the Trail ... to discover the rich natural and built heritage of a city and its hinterland that is unrivalled in Ireland. Trace the story of this vibrant Walled City and see the ever changing skyline of a city constant in the warmth of its welcome.' Alert Have now developed several 'heritage trails' within Derry.

Category Derry & Strabane
Starting fromThe City Walls
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website845
Views of 'Full' Record1589

'Connecting Derry City to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane this cycle route is a mixture of traffic free paths and quiet country roads and lanes which crosses between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. There are many attractions along the route including the Foyle Valley Railway Museum or Gray's Printer's Museum.'

Category Disused Railways
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Foyle Valley Cycle Route leaflet [PDF]
Distance (miles)21
Starting fromCraigavon Bridge, Derry City
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record1885

'This site is about the town of Limavady in the beautiful Roe Valley in Northern Ireland. Amongst other things you can read about local history, adventurous scenery and some rather strange local characters - several of whom are connected with yows and cows ... There could also be some border collies.'

Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Jochen Lueg

Visits to the Website697
Views of 'Full' Record1342

'Under a milky grey sky we climbed the stony road through Altbritain Forest, its spruce and firs footed in the dense blanket bog that has grown to enwrap these hills over the past two thousand years. Waves of lime green sphagnum flowed over the dark peat under the trees, to be replaced by tuffets of green and orange deer grass as we left the cold shadow of the conifers and climbed the long flank of Mullaghaneany ...'

Category Mid Ulster
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromAltbritain Forest
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website330
Views of 'Full' Record889

'We offer the best guided walking tours of Derry-Londonderry all year round. Guaranteed fun, craic and an authentic stroll around Ireland's most historic city.'

Category Derry & Strabane
Description from

Tours 'n Trails

Visits to the Website652
Views of 'Full' Record1306

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