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Magic of the Forest - Plants with purpose (8km) Moderate Walk

Davagh Forest, Davagh Forest, Co. Tyrone, BT79 8JQ
Sun through the trees at Davagh Forest


Get your walking boots ready for the first Sperrins Walking Programme taking place September 2022 across the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural beauty (AONB).

Led by Far and Wild through the scenic Davagh Forest and is 8km.  Davagh Forest Walk will explore the geological, ecological and archaeological roots of the area around Davagh, including the Beaghmore Stone Circle alignments. The route will be on forest track, open country and minor road. Please prepare to walk across some rough ground during the walk.

Walkers will experience the warm local hospitality, food and entertainment afterwards in Shepherds Rest, Draperstown. This is a moderate walk suitable for those with a good level of fitness.

- Saturday 24 September - registration 10am at Shepherd's Rest, Draperstown 
- Meeting point Davagh Forest
- Return 4pm
- Cost £5 per person
- Book online at

For more information contact Magherafelt Visitor Information Centre on 028 7963 1510. 

Items to bring:

School size back pack
Packed lunch
Waterproof top and bottoms
Hiking boots (for challenging and moderate walks)
Wear- sports type outdoor clothing
Sun-Cream, sun hat/woolly hat dependent on forecast 

Hiking poles

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