THINGS TO DO AT THE NORTH COAST

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Limavady Orange Heritage Centre

Limavady Orange Heritage Centre is the hub of Orangeism in the Roe Valley.  With a museum collection which covers the history of Limavady, Unionism and Orangeism.  We open Wednesday and Saturday 10am – 3pm.

Limavady

Limavady

RVACC, Limavady

The town of Limavady in the west of the Causeway Coast and Glens was founded in the early seventeenth century and its name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘Leap of the Dog’ (Leim an Mhadaidh).

The ‘Londonderry Air’ is synonymous with the town. In 1851, Jane Ross wrote down the tune played by a travelling fiddler – you will know it as “Danny Boy.”

Today it is a thriving market town known for its unique blend of retailers, characterised by […]

Limavady Visitor Information Centre

Limavady Visitor Information Centre provides a first class information service for locals and visitors to the area.

Located within the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, the visitor information team are more than happy to assist with any enquires.

A range of free tourism literature which includes accommodation, events, visitor guides and maps covering the Causeway Coast and Glens area and Northern Ireland are available. We provide an accommodation booking service, assistance with genealogy enquiries and information on planning trips.

The VIC […]

Limavady Workhouse

Opened in 1842, the Limavady Union Workhouse is reported to be one of the best preserved buildings of its type in the whole of Ireland. Jimmy McCurry, the blind fiddler who brought the melody of Danny Boy to the ears of Jane Ross and initiated its journey to become one of the world’s most famous songs, is said to have died in Limavady Workhouse. It became the Limavady Cottage Hospital in 1932 and retained this function until 1998. Owned […]

Roe Valley Cycles of Limavady

Since being established as a family run business in 1993 Roe Valley Cycles has fast become a name synonymous with quality, professionalism and expertise.

Rent A Bike at Roe Valley Cycles. We rent touring, racing and kids bikes for daily, weekend or weekly hire.

Please visit www.roevalleycycles.com for prices and further information.

Easter Seasonal Programme

In Causeway Coast and Glens towns (Limavady, Ballycastle, Portrush and Portstewart) join some of the fantastic characters lined up for 2020’s Causeway Coast and Glens Easter programme as they take you on a fun filled ride of laughter.

Something for all the family, this year’s programme is packed with street entertainment including juggling, plate spinning, whip cracking and much more.

Benone Strand

Benone Beach, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag and Seaside Award, is a must-see when visiting the area. With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal, this is an attractive sightseeing environment along with the usual seaside activities including picnic spots, watersports, and fishing.

The clean, firm, golden sands of Benone Strand are without rocks, shingle or seaweed and are preceded by the glorious […]

River Roe Canoe & Picnic Trip

Meet at Swanns Bridge at 10am. Carrowmena will then transport you to an entry point in Limavady. Paddling back to Swanns bridge, fully immerse yourself in the outdoors, taking in beautiful sights such as Binevenagh Mountain. Carrowmena’s experienced Guides will point out local Flora and Fauna while leading you through a paddling adventure.Bring a picnic to enjoy at a beautiful location enroute as the pace is slowed down to enjoy the surroundings.

The trip will end at Swanns Bridge, with an estimated […]

Teddy Bears Picnic & Family Fun Day at Carrowmena

If you go down to the woods today from 12-3pm expect to find a Teddy Bears Picnic and Family Fun Day.

The family fun day encompasses storytelling, face-painting, a teddy bear hospital, teddy bear hunt and inflatables for a family price of £25

Activities work on a token-based system with each activity requiring one token. Teddy Bear Picnic Extra Activities include zipline, archery, climbing wall, leap of faith, tri-stack and Centipede.

More tokens can be purchased on the day to redeem on […]

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