Errigal Glen Walk

Walking Route

The linear waymarked Errigal Glen Walk (follow green waymarkers) starts and finishes at the Errigal Bridge entrance to Errigal Glen on Temple Road, approx. 3 miles south west of Garvagh. The route follows the fast flowing Agivey River through the steep-sided and well-wooded Glen. This short walk is part of the longer circular Errigal Glen Trail (2.5 miles). This section of route is relatively flat with natural woodland floor underfoot - no formal path surface.

Distance:

0.6 (One Way) miles

Start Point:

C812145

Finish Point:

C812145

Point of interest:

Agivey River and Errigal Glen woodland

Nearest town:

Garvagh

OS map:

Sheet 8

Terrain:

Woodland trail, no formal paths

Route:

The linear waymarked Errigal Glen Walk (follow green waymarkers) starts and finishes at the Errigal Bridge entrance to Errigal Glen on Temple Road. The route follows the fast flowing Agivey River through the steep-sided and well-wooded Glen. For safety reasons, please keep to the waymarked track through the Glen. Due to risk of falling trees and branches, public access is not encouraged through Errigal Glen during stormy weather.

Having reached the end of the Glen, where it exits on to Churchtown Road, walkers turn around and retrace their steps through the Glen to the starting point.

For information the longer Errigal Glen Trail (circular route, 2.5 miles) also starts and finishes at Errigal Bridge and passes along the same route through Errigal Glen (but due to the fact that it incorporates sections of on-road walking it has not been accredited as a quality walk).

Interpretation panels have been placed at strategic points along the route.

Facilities:

Refreshments and toilets available in Garvagh, approx. 3 miles away.

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Accessible terrain:

Natural trodden path on woodland floor. No formal path surface. Undulating and uneven in places. Depending on weather, can be slippery underfoot. Tree roots protruding underfoot. Unlike the longer Errigal Glen Trail, there are no stiles on this shorter walk. Not suitable for wheelchairs.

Publication:

A Guide to Glenullin's Waymarked Trails

Publication availability:

Contact Coleraine TIC Tel: 028 7034 4723 or email info@northcoastni.com. Alternatively, available to download on this page.

Getting to the start by car:

Turn off A29 road south of Garvagh on to Churchtown Road and follow this road until it joins Temple Road. Turn left and entrance to Errigal Glen is approx. 300m on left.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Limavady Tourist Information Centre
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