Goles Stone Row

Hidden in the heart of Ulster lies the Glenelly Valley and the Sperrins; a dramatic environment millions of years in the making with a thousand and one secrets waiting to be discovered. Mysterious sentinels such as the Goles Alignment add to the enchantment and are an integral part of the Journey in time tour of archaeological and historic sites of the Sperrin and Foyle areas.

The Goles Alignment/ Stone Row consists of eleven individual upright stones, orientated north-south and arranged in a straight line and measuring some 16 metres in length. Dating from the early Bronze Age these stones are believed to be associated with rituals to observe the rising moon. Interpretation available on site.

Contact: The Countryside Access Officer, Strabane District Council, Tel: 028 7138 2204

Opening times:

Open all year.


Access is free.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Cookstown Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

The Goles Alignment/Stone Row is situated on the B47 between Plumbridge and Draperstown.
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Contact Details

Glenelly road
BT79 8LU

Tel: (028) 7138 2204
Fax: (028) 7138 1348