Archives for January 2013

Lough Corr ASSI

A diverse upland wetland, situated on the eastern slopes of Bolaght Mountain, with good quality fen, swamp and freshwater communities. Lough Corr is a mesotrophic lake (moderate water levels), surrounded by purple moorgrass, which are classified as … [Read more...]

Moor Lough

This 16 ha upland mesotrophic lake, is surrounded by upland peat and provides recreational facilities for walkers, cyclists and anglers. … [Read more...]

Sperrins ANOB

The Sperrins is a 100 km site, offering a range of recreational activities to include angling, cycling and walking. … [Read more...]

Strabane Glen ASSI

This narrow valley was formed during the last deglaciation. It supports calcareous mixed woodland, with a river and steep gorge slopes. It provides a habitat for the red squirrel. … [Read more...]

The Burn Walk

This Woodland Trust site, with 1 ha of mixed woodland, was planted in 1999, as part of the 'Woods On Your Doorstep' community woodland creation. This new woodland compliments the existing woodland within the Pattens Glen, along the Cavanlee River and … [Read more...]

Killeter Forest

This is one of the largest areas of coniferous woodland in Ireland, which is owned and managed by Forest Service. There are several walking routes throughout the woodland for recreational activities.  It provides a valuable habitat for the red … [Read more...]

Robbers Table

Why not take a walk over Robbers Table and see at first hand the colourful display of ling and bell heather, or catch a glimpse of a soaring buzzard. The Robbers Table Walk starts in Gortin Glen Forest Park. … [Read more...]

Bessy Bell

Hike the eastern side of Bessy Bell up through farmland leading you over blanket bog, heathland to the summit for a breathtaking view.  The way marked trail begins at the Mellon Country Inn.  GR - H417812 … [Read more...]

Pigeon Top

Pigeon Top is a local viewpoint overlooking the heathland below and the Fairy Water Bogs in the distance to the North.  You can find Pigeon Top car park along the South Sperrins Scenic Route at GR H372709. … [Read more...]

Gortin Lakes

Gortin Lakes also offer circular walks and resting places with breathtaking vistas (GR H502847). … [Read more...]