Fermanagh & Omagh

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

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Discover Northern Ireland

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Castle Archdale Forest [nidirect]

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'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 ...'

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National Trust

Size (acreage)2000
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'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.'

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National Trust

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Crom [WalkNI.com]

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'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.'

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'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.'

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'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.'

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National Trust

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

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'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.'

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Discover Northern Ireland

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'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.'

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Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark

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'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.'

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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).'

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WalkNI

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'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.'

Distance (miles)23
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'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 ...'

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ActiveMe

Distance (miles)20
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'Starts at Cladagh Glen and follows the Cuilcagh Way route via Deer Park, Florence Court Forest Park, Legacurragh, Cuilcagh Mountain summit and Legnabrocky.'

Distance (miles)9
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'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

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The Irish Road Trip

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Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail   [Marble Arch Caves]

Distance (miles)30
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'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 ...'

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HikersBlog

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Sliabh Beagh Way [WalkNI]

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