Get your walking boots ready for the Sperrins Walking Festival, taking place across the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural beauty (AONB).
The programme, developed and delivered by The Sperrins Partnership and outdoor experts Far and Wild, is designed to help walkers of all abilities to enjoy our beautiful landscape as well as promoting health, physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Sperrins Walking participants will not only enjoy discovering a destination filled with unique tourism experiences, but a great choice of walks ranging from leisurely strolls to more demanding longer walks, all in small groups, guided by experienced leaders.
Choose from the walk options below to plan your outdoor weekend. Please choose a grade and length of walk that suits your experience and interest.
Sat 23rd March:
‘On the Pig’s Back’ is a Challenging Walk exploring traditional routes of travel on the Mullaghcarn Ridge 12km
‘If You Come Out in the Woods today..’ is a Moderate Walk looped walk in Gortin Glen Forest Park with a specialist foraging guide 8km
Sun 24th March:
‘Deep Sources’ is a Challenging Walk over Dooish Hill and linking to Meenadoan National Nature Reserve exploring the vernacular landscape 10km
‘At the Head of the Glen’ is a Moderate Walk exploring upland river geo-ecology between Lough Bradan to Sloughan Glen 8-9km
Important information about the walking tour:
Please note no dogs are permitted on all walks due to farm animals being in close proximity to routes.
Please arrive on time and come prepared for your choice of Walk. Where relevant a bus will be provided to transport you to and from your walk route and we ask you to leave your car at registration.
If you have not already done so online, you will be asked to complete Participant form on arrival by Far and Wild staff which will included consents for First Aid treatment etc
For Challenging and Moderate Walks please bring/wear:
Hiking boots; appropriate outdoor clothing; rainwear; packed lunch; sufficient water. Gaiters and walking poles are optional but advised.
For Easy Walks please bring:
Footwear that can handle uneven terrain; rainwear; packed lunch; sufficient water
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£10.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.