Derry & Strabane

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'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.'

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'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.'

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'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.'

Size (acreage)135
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'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.'

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Discover Northern Ireland

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Usually held Mid-September.

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Far and Wild

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'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.'

Distance (miles)13
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'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.'

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WalkNI

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'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.'

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Distance (miles)21
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'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.'

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Sustrans

Distance (miles)288
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'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.)

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