Distance 0.7 miles
OS Map Discoverer Map 12
Terrain footpath and gravel path
Nearest Town Sion Mills
Route Shape Circular
Grid Reference H343932
Route Type Riverside
From car park head south to where the footpath begins. Follow path along the outer perimeter of Herdman’s Mill until you reach the large Map sign. From here, turn right and follow path until panoramic views of 19th century weir are in sight. At the weir turn left and follow the path north which leads to the swinging bridge. Continue to follow the path which will eventually lead back to the start of the route.
Mourne River, Weir, Herdman’s Mill, Wildlife
Follow the main A5 road from Strabane to Omagh. Once in Sion Mills turn left on to Willows Road. Continue 400 metres until the Mill then turn right for dedicated parking.
Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk
Cafes, toilet facilities and shops available in Sion Mills. Picnic area near River Mourne.
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Walked this beautiful stretch of the River Mourne many tines. Its particular colorful in the Autumn when the leaves are changing colour. Video link to this walk below