An excellent off-road hill walk opening up views of the Bluestack and High Sperrin Mountain ranges.

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  • Wonderful medium length walk with stunning views throughout. A bit mucky so boots are best. Parking for 1 or 2 cars at the national school, that cuts out the long and slightly boring walk from Gortin Forest Park. Really loved it!

    Claudia at 9:10 pm
  • County Tyrone

    Distance 8.1 miles

    OS Map Sheet 13

    Terrain Mostly off road on hills

    Nearest Town Omagh / Gortin

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H48621 82009

    Route Type Hill

    Park at Gortin Glen Forest Park. Exit the Park, cross the road and turn first right onto the Lisnaharney Road.

    At the 5th road junction on the right hand side, leave the road and walk uphill along the Lisnaharney public right of way.

    From the top of the hill descend to the road, turning left at the bottom.

    Walk along the road until turning left again onto the Eskeradooey public right of way. This path leads to the top of the hill and then descends back to the Lisnaharney Road.

    On reaching the road turn left and retrace your steps back to the car park at Gortin Glens Forest Park.

    Great views for miles on a clear day

    Drive to Gortin Forest Park, which is located on the Gortin Road approx 6 miles north of Omagh.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Car parking, picnic tables and toilets in Gortin Glens Forest Park – admittance charges apply

    The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

    – Disabled toilets

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.