Moor Lough

Walking Route

A quiet upland lake route in Strabane`s countryside

Distance:

1.2 miles

Start Point:

H445983

Finish Point:

H445983

Point of interest:

Moor Lough and surrounding glacial landscape.

Nearest town:

Strabane

Getting to the start by car:

Follow the A5 Strabane Londonderry Road north from Strabane and turn right onto the B49 Woodend Road, Artigarvin and Donemana are signposted this way. In Artigarvin, turn right onto the Moorlough Road. Continue along this road passing through the small village of Glenmornan after 3km. Continue along this road for another 2.5km, then turn right onto the Napple Road. After 500m turn left onto the Hollyhill Road, which will lead you to the parking area at Moor Lough.

OS map:

12

Terrain:

Gravel track, some potholes

Route:

From the parking area beside the public toilets, follow the gravel path around the edge of the lough in either direction. Moor Lough and it`s shoreline have been developed as a Dept. of Culture, Arts and Leisure fishery. Moorlough has several beaches and a segregated paddling area available for use. A gravel track which circumnavigates the lough makes most of the shoreline accessible for all.

Facilities:

Toilets between April and October, disabled fishing stands

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Accessible terrain:

Grade 3

Accessible signage:

None

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Strabane Visitor Information Centre
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