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Roe Valley Country Park

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41 Dogleap Road, Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 9NN
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This scenic and tranquil park is located on the outskirts of Limavady and offers spectacular riverside views and woodland walks along with opportunities for salmon and trout fishing, canoeing, rock climbing and orienteering.

The river plunges through spectacular gorges and its banks are clothed in mature woodland. This picturesque park is also the main habitat to a number of animals which include foxes, badgers and otters. There is a disabled angler's jetty by the river and a specially designed trail emphasising the wildlife of the park. This includes an audio guide for blind and partially sighted visitors. Paths provide access throughout much of Roe Valley and seating is available at various points, including special benches for the less able-bodied. Also worth a visit is the newly refurbished tea room / cafe “AL’s Coffee” which opens daily and is located at Dogleap Countryside Centre from which a mobility scooter is also available.

Visitors can learn about the industrial and natural heritage of the area in the museum and countryside centre. The remains of buildings used in the linen industry and a restored water wheel can also be seen and much of the original equipment is preserved including ruined water mills used in linen production.

Car parking, all open access, at 4 points:
Main car park at Visitor Centre /Café Building (access via Dogleap Road)
O’Cahan’s car park (access via Roemill Road)
Carrick Mills car park (access via Ballyquin Road)
Carrick Rocks car park (access via Drumrane Road)

Park runs parallel to Ballyquin Rd (B68) and Drumrane Rd (B192). Signed from both roads.
For walk guidance, see https://walkni.com/walks/roe-valley-country-park/

Attraction Facilities additional to those below are:

Visitor Centre
Woodland & Riverside Paths & Trails
On-site parking
E-car electric charging points x 2
Mobility Scooter Available

Facilities

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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Opening Times

* The site is accessible to pedestrians all year round.
From 01 September 2022 toilet facilities are open daily from 08:00 to 19:30
From 01 October 2022 toilet facilities will be open daily from 09:00 to 16:30
Visitor Centre will close from 01 September 2022
Café is open daily:10:00am – 5:00pm.
Please note that car parks may be temporarily closed at times to support social distancing if sites become particularly busy or crowded. Make sure that you follow Public Health Agency guidelines and maintain social distancing at all times.

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Directions from Town:Off B192, 1 mile south of Limavady.

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