Gortin Lakes

Walking Route

This short off-road walk leads around Gortin Lakes with superb views of the Sperrins landscape. The path has recently been upgraded - the firm surface is of a good and consistent standard throughout the walk.

Distance:

0.6 miles

Start Point:

H499842

Finish Point:

H499842

Point of interest:

The lakes and the landscape

Nearest town:

Gortin or Omagh

OS map:

Sheet 13

Terrain:

Gravel paths with some inclines

Route:

From the car park, the walk around the two lakes is laid out in the formation of the figure eight and people can choose to walk in either direction.

The gravel path around the lakes undulates gently offering the tranquillity of the still, deep water on one side and the natural habitat and vegetation on the other.

The path is easily followed with a number of seating benches placed so walkers can take a rest and take in the majestic views.

Facilities:

Parking, picnic tables and toilets

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Accessible terrain:

Level gravel surface with some inclines.

Publication:

None

Publication availability:

n/a

Getting to the start by public transport:

The car park at Gortin Lakes is situated abotu 0.5 miles off the main A48 Omagh to Gortin Road. The site is easy to find by following the brown tourist signs from the main road.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Omagh Tourist Information Centre
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