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Kilrea to Movanagher Wood

The Diamond, Kilrea, Derry/Londonderry, BT51 5QD
forest service signage at Movanagher Wood
  • forest service signage at Movanagher Wood
  • gated pathway at Movanagher Wood
  • trail section at Movanagher Wood
  • trail section at Movanagher Wood
  • Road from Kilrea to Movanagher Wood

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This walk starts from the Diamond area in the centre of Kilrea, a rural market town which was developed during the Plantation of Ulster.  

Leaving the Diamond, proceed along the footpath on Coleraine Street and Agivey Road for approx. 0.8 miles until reaching the junction with Movanagher Road.  Turn right into Movanagher Road (please note there is no footpath on this road, so exercise caution and follow Highway Code rules) and follow this quiet country road for approx. 0.8 miles until reaching a laneway on the right giving access into Movanagher Wood.  There is a variety of trails within the forest (none of which is waymarked) stretching along the western bank of the River Bann.  Having enjoyed the tranquility of this riverside setting, retrace your steps to the starting point in the Diamond.


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