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Boorin Nature Reserve

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Aug 28, 2012 at 11:32 am in Bird Watching Areas, Bird-watching, Wildlife / Nature Reserve by ActiveME

The heaths and heathers you see today are only a thin cover, clothing the debris of glaciers long ago. Around 10,000 years ago, retreating ice sheets left behind vast  [read more →]

Killeter Forest Nature Reserve

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at 11:32 am in Bird Watching Areas, Bird-watching, Wildlife / Nature Reserve by ActiveME

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Meenadoan Nature Reserve

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at 11:32 am in Bird Watching Areas, Bird-watching, Wildlife / Nature Reserve by ActiveME

Although small, this raised bog has not been disturbed by cutting, drainage or burning. From analysis of pollen preserved in the bog, we know that Meenadoan has grown from  [read more →]

Murrins Forest Nature Reserve

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at 11:32 am in Bird Watching Areas, Bird-watching, Wildlife / Nature Reserve by ActiveME

Set amidst the broad sweep of The Sperrins, The Murrins had their origins in the late Glacial period, when retreating ice sheet dammed a lake into which rivers brought  [read more →]

President Grant’s Ancestral Home, Tyrone

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Jan 20, 2014 at 6:55 pm in Attractions and Places to See, Free Attractions by ActiveME

Ulysses Simpson Grant, 18th US President 1869-77. Grant’s great-grandfather, John Simpson, was born here in 1738. Explore the cottage of the Simpson family with close ties to Ulysses Simpson Grant,  [read more →]

Sawel and Dart Mountain Loop Walk, Sperrin Mountains, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

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Sep 27, 2012 at 1:10 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by ActiveME

This 17km (5 hour) loop walk is one of the most popular and beautiful walks in the Sperrin Mountains and takes in the two major peaks of Sawel (678m)  [read more →]

Sawel and Dart Mountain Walk, Tyrone

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May 26, 2013 at 2:31 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by xeviousx

Cloudy on top, nice in the valley
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Ulster Way, Stage 11, Sliabh Beagh Way, Tyrone

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Mar 19, 2013 at 10:12 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by ActiveME

Stage 11 of the The Ulster Way from Hollywood to Groomsport, also known as the North Down Coastal Path is a moderate 5 hour (21 km) walking route in County  [read more →]

Ulster Way, Stage 16, Lough Bradan to Gortin, Tyrone

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at 10:12 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by ActiveME

Stage 16 of the The Ulster Way from Hollywood to Groomsport, also known as the North Down Coastal Path is a moderate 5 hour (21 km) walking route in County  [read more →]

Ulster Way, Stage 17, Central Sperrins Way, Tyrone

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Feb 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by ActiveME

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)  [read more →]

Ulster Way, Stage 17a,Central Sperrins Way,

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Mar 19, 2013 at 10:12 pm in Walking/Hiking, Walks by ActiveME

Stage 17a of the The Ulster Way from Hollywood to Groomsport, also known as the North Down Coastal Path is a moderate 5 hour (21 km) walking route in County  [read more →]

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