West of Northern Ireland: All Listings 

Results 1 - 40 of 40 This Category · All Listings
Filter listings...
Hide map
Type of Website
Overview

'Set in breathtaking surroundings you can recharge your batteries and enjoy one of the many walks and cycle trials on the grounds and take in the sights and sounds as you pedal or walk through the open landscape and forest trails.'

Size (acreage)230
Type of Website
Overview

'Numerous nature trails, woodland walks and cycle trails run throughout this beautiful country park which is located on the shores of lower Lough Erne.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

See also

Castle Archdale Forest [nidirect]

Type of Website
Overview

'Castle Coole has a range of pleasant walks to suit all abilities. Take a tranquil stroll around Lough Coole, or warm up with a cycle through the beech trees. On your walk look out for some of the highlights ...'

Description from

National Trust

Category Mid Ulster
Size (acreage)520
Type of Website
Overview

'This Forest totals 210 hectares and comprises several forest blocks around Cookstown ... The component blocks are; Drumcairne, Drumconvis, Lissan, Birchwood and Springhill on the outskirts of Moneymore. These are generally lowland forests and have a variety of conifer and broadleaved species.'

Description from

nidirect

Size (acreage)2000
Type of Website
Overview

'Located on the shores of Upper Lough Erne, Crom is one of the most romantic and peaceful places in Northern Ireland. This 2,000 acre demesne is surrounded by tranquil islands and ancient woodlands.'

Description from

National Trust

See also

Crom [WalkNI.com]

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Website
Overview

'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.'

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Website
Overview

'Hidden away in the heart of Ulster lies the Tyrone and the Sperrins, a dramatic environment millions of years in the making and with a thousand and one secrets awaiting to be discovered. This scenic heartland offers a complete taste of rural Ireland and features some of Ireland’s most stunning landscapes – the heather clad hills of the high Sperrins;  the rich and fast flowing rivers of the Foyle; the vastness of Lough Neagh ; and the wonderfully sculpted fields and townlands  of County Tyrone.'

Category Mid Ulster
Size (acreage)70
Type of Website
Overview

'A seventy-acre oasis centred round an idyllic Stillwater lake. The magnificent scenery invites the spending of your leisure time, whether you're a resident of South Tyrone, or a visitor from anywhere in the world.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

Type of Website
Overview

'Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has launched a series of Walking Cards which have been developed to promote walking opportunities, trails and routes within the District. There are 46 walking cards in the set with each card providing an overview of the: * route; * points of interest; * distance; *route type; * grade and facilities. The Walking Cards are available to download.'

Type of Website
Overview

'The Fermanagh Ramblers see themselves as a social group who walk. We have dedicated ourselves to becoming the safest possible walking club on the hills and our investment in both our leadership training programme and safety equipment ensures that.'

Type of Website
Overview

'There is something for all the family at this warm and welcoming 18th-century property, the former home of the Earls of Enniskillen. The house enjoys a peaceful setting in west Fermanagh, with a dramatic backdrop of mountains and forests. There are glorious walks to enjoy, as well as fine vistas and play areas. There is even a charming walled garden.'

Description from

National Trust

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Website
Overview

'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.'

Type of Website
Overview

'Six miles north of Omagh at the western gateway to the Sperrin mountains ... The Ulster Way passes through part of the forest.'

Description from

nidirect

Type of Website
Overview

'Within the Lough Navar Forest are many way-marked walking trails highlighting short and longer walks. Particularly lovely is the Blackslee Waterfall Trail which is edged with deciduous scrub and so in springtime there are many primroses, anemones, wild garlic, bluebells and violets.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

Type of Website
Overview

'Contains some of the finest landscapes in the north of Ireland. Ranging from rugged uplands, lakes and forests through to gently rolling drumlins, the landscapes of the Geopark represent a complex Earth history dating back as far as 650 million years ago. With evidence of mountain building and destruction; searing hot deserts and warm tropical oceans; and of icy wastelands and water-worn caverns, the rocks and landscapes of the Geopark are nothing short of amazing.'

Description from

Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark

Category Mid Ulster
Type of Website
Overview

'Sunday Walks are held every three weeks throughout the year ... Shorter mid-week (Thursday) walks are held every two weeks. These are usually easier, with an emphasis on enjoying the landscape ...'

Category Derry & Strabane
Size (acreage)135
Type of Website
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

Category Mid Ulster
Size (acreage)500
Type of Website
Overview

'A mixed coniferous and broadleaved woodland of almost 200 hectares, located four miles west of Dungannon ... There are several way-marked walks and an ecotrail starting and finishing at the main car park.'

Description from

nidirect

Category Mid Ulster
Type of Website
Overview

'Some 12 miles of pathways criss-cross Peatlands which is largely level and with no steps. These pathways - many of them originally bog tracks - are composed of a variety of surfaces ranging from broad road-like tarmaced ones to narrow gravel, grass and wood chip ways. Five feet wide boardwalks have been constructed over or around those areas most liable to flooding.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Website
Overview

Usually held Mid-September.

Description from

Far and Wild

Category Mid Ulster
Type of Website
Overview

'We are a very active Hillwalking Club based in the heart of the Sperrins in Northern Ireland. Organised club walks take place twice monthly. Grade 1 walks for the fitter walker alternate with Grade 3 walks for those who prefer a more leisurely stroll. We also from time to time have Grade 2 walks - something in between!'

Category Mid Ulster
Type of Website
Overview

'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.'

Description from

National Trust

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Website
Overview

'The Club was founded October 2008. Based in the Strabane area we regularly walk in the Sperrins, the Bluestacks, and Glenveagh ranges which are all on our doorstep.'

Type of Website
Overview

'Fermanagh is an ideal venue for walkers. With its vast array or terrains, mountains, forest and castle walks there will be something so suit all strengths, abilities and interests.'

Overview

About thirty Walk Descriptions around and about County Fermanagh - the lengths ranging from 0.5 to 30 miles: 'Fermanagh accounts for 13.2% of land mass of Northern Ireland and 30% of Fermanagh is covered with lakes and waterways ... It is mainly rural and is situated largely in the basin of the River Erne. It is dominated by two connected lakes: Upper and Lower Lough Erne, and, including water, spans an area of 1,851 km² (715 sq; mi).'

Description from

WalkNI

Type of Website
Overview

'Based in Omagh (often referred to as Omagh Walking Club) the Club has over 100 members. Walks take place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, departing from Omagh Leisure Centre Car Park at 09.30 am.'

Category Mid Ulster
Distance (miles)6
Type of Walk
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

WalkNI

Distance (miles)23
Type of Walk
Overview

'Stage 17 of the The Ulster Way from Gortin to Moneyneany, also known as the Central Sperrins Way, is a moderate 2 day or strenuous 1 day (37 km) walking route in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. This hike is through the centre of the Sperrin Mountains and the scenic Glenelly Valley along mostly quiet back roads and paths ...'

Description from

ActiveMe

Category Mid Ulster
Overview

'The Cookstown District offers so much so see and do with great activities for all the family!  The District extends from the shores of Lough Neagh to the foothills of the Sperrins with a wide and varied landscape: you’re sure to find something to do while visiting the area ... Enjoy walking in the Cookstown District!'

Description from

Mid Ulster District Council

Category Derry & Strabane
Distance (miles)13
Overview

'Travels through a particularly scenic part of the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural Beatuty. The route offers stunning views of Glenelly and the Owenkillew Valley. With heather clad hills, tranquil valleys and a rich cultural heritage the Sperrin Mountains await your discovery.'

Description from

WalkNI

Distance (miles)20
Type of Walk
Overview

'Starts at Cladagh Glen and follows the Cuilcagh Way route via Deer Park, Florence Court Forest Park, Legacurragh, Cuilcagh Mountain summit and Legnabrocky.'

Category Derry & Strabane
Type of Walk
Overview

'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 Replaced original with archival Link at Review.

Category Derry & Strabane
Distance (miles)21
Type of Walk
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Sustrans

Category Derry & Strabane
Distance (miles)288
Overview

'On August 31, 2013, the International Appalachian Trail welcomed Northern Ireland's Ulster Way as its newest member and celebrated the completion of the IAT across the emerald isle, from Slieve League in the Republic to the ferry terminal at Larne.' (On June 5, 2010 at the grand opening of the Appalachian Trail Museum in Pine Grove State Park, Pennsylvania, the International Appalachian Trail officially welcomed Scotland and the West Highland Way as the first European Chapter of the IAT.)

Distance (miles)9
Type of Walk
Overview

'This linear walk takes you through Cuilcagh Mountain Park. The Park and Marble Arch Caves were jointly award the title of UNESCO European Geopark in October 2001, followed by UNESCO Global Geopark status in 2004.' ALERT  The Website originally referenced has been replaced by one giving  a more detailed description of the Walk - which is now widely talked of also as The Stairway to Heaven

Description from

The Irish Road Trip

See also

Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail   [Marble Arch Caves]

Category Mid Ulster
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'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 ...'

Distance (miles)30
Overview

'The Sliabh Beagh Way is perhaps the most scenic walk in the whole of Northern Ireland: it is possible to walk all day and not meet another soul. If it's solitude and quiet you are looking for, this could be the walk for you ...'

Description from

HikersBlog

See also

Sliabh Beagh Way [WalkNI]

Directory Statistics

There are 612 categories in our website

Recently Added Records

Back to Top

© Ray Lester

 

Technical Support by Web-Studio