Roe Valley Country Park offers a variety of routes along the riverside and through woodland. Combining legend with industrial and natural heritage the park has great appeal.

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  • I love the country park I am researching it at school and this page game me lots of facts. Thanks xD

    Hollie at 4:04 pm
  • County Derry

    Distance 2 to 7 miles

    OS Map Sheet 7

    Terrain Woodland paths

    Nearest Town Limavady

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference C67883 20272

    Route Type Riverside, Woodland

    Please note that there is currently a section of path closed on the West Bank downstream of the visitor centre due to a landslip. Please see the attached map entitled ‘trail closure’ to the right hand side with details of the closure which affects the section in between the two red triangles.
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    A variety of paths exist throughout this linear park which runs for approx. 3.5 miles either side of the River Roe. See park leaflet and on site interpretation.

    There is also a Sensory Trail particularly designed for the visually impaired.

    Industrial heritage and O’Cahan’s Rock

    Park runs parallel to Ballyquin Rd (B68) and Drumrane Rd (B192). Signed from both roads.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dogs are allowed. Dogs must be kept under close control

    Toilets and picnic sites at Dogleap Countryside Centre. There are also tea rooms now open all year round (except for Christmas Day).

    The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

    – Café – (limited opening hours during winter months)
    – Café (wheelchair accessible)
    – Visitors Centre
    – Disabled toilets
    – Disabled parking
    – Wheelchair available
    – Mobility vehicle available
    – Hearing loop system
    – Lighting (entire route)

    Grade 3

    • The path may not be hard and firm in all weathers with loose stones (not bigger than 5cm) with occasional tree roots and pot holes and will be at least 1m wide for its entire length.
    • The path will not be steeper than 6 degrees or have a cross slope of greater than 6 degrees.
    • There will not be any obstacles such as steps or stiles and surface breaks will be between 12mm and 75mm in width.
    • There will be a clear head height of greater than 2.10m for the entire length of the route.
    • There will be passing places at least every 150m and rest areas at least every 1km.