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Reubens Glen
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Reuben’s Glen short trail is along a beautiful ancient coach road that once linked the plantation towns of Draperstown and Moneymore in the early 17th Century.

Route

Reuben’s Glen is the last remaining identifiable part of what was once an important thoroughfare between Moneymore and Draperstown. The route follows a small river through a wooded area featuring mature larch trees, with the occasional noble fir, birch and ash. The rest of the route consists mostly of native broadleaves with the occasional Spanish chestnut planted at random. Bluebells and wood sorrel are the dominant ground cover and are a wonderful sight when in full bloom. An abundance of wildlife is also evident.

Distance

0.6 (One Way) miles

Terrain

Unsurfaced paths, steep in parts

Point of interest

Reubens Glen

Facilities

Layby car parking

Publication

Gateway to the Sperrins - A Guide for Walkers

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Reubens Glen

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