Lough Fea

Walking Route

Set in wild mountain scenery, Lough Fea is one of the many delightful lakes dotted throughout the Sperrins Region. Covering 180 acres this natural beauty spot is an anglers dream and also supplies the entire area and beyond with fresh water. The 4.15km (approx 1 hour) walkway around Lough Fea is a haven for local walkers and tourists alike. A mix of panoramic scenery and calming waters make this the ideal place for an idyllic evening walk. Children’s play area and toilet facilities are provided on site.


2.6 miles

Start Point:


Finish Point:


Point of interest:

The Lough

Nearest town:


OS map:

Sheet 13


Relatively flat


The walk starts from the main car park on the B162 Cookstown to Draperstown Road. This walk is a circular route, surrounding the shores of the Lough, finishing back at the car park. The route can be followed either way around the shores and is clearly marked.


Childrens play area, toilets and picnic facilities.

Accessible toilet facilities:


Accessible terrain:

Mostly gravel paths


Cookstown Visitor Attraction Guide

Publication availability:

Contact Cookstown District Council on 028 8676 9949 or email: tic@cookstown.gov.uk.

Getting to the start by public transport:

Situated 5 miles north of Cookstown on the B162 Draperstown Road South East of the Sperrin Mountains. Main car park located on the B162. Starting point at Main car park.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Cookstown Tourist Information Centre
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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