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Discover Ulster Scots In The North West :
Click the links below to download the app.
Your free app contains a choice of three audio driving trails, taking in sites of historic interest in the rural hinterlands of County Tyrone and the Foyle Valley, as well as Derry~Londonderry.
Fun, informative and interactive, the app has integrated GPS mapping and includes an interactive directory which provides information on other fun things to do and see in the area.
H.E.A.R.T Public Art Trail:
H.E.A.R.T. stands for Heritage, Environment, Art and Rural Tourism.It is a cross-border initiative managed jointly by Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council, which has assisted a total of twelve towns and villages in undergoing significant heritage and environmental regeneration.
The Project has three main elements among which is a Public Art Scheme. Please click on the links below for further information.
Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes:
The Sperrins region is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which is located in the west of Northern Ireland.The wider Sperrins area stretches from the
Donegal border in the west, to Lough Neagh in the east and to the Atlantic shores in the north. The natural asset of the mountain range mixed with the unspoilt landscape of winding rivers, sun swept valleys and scenic lakes all translate into a region recognised as one of the most idyllic geographical areas of rural Ireland
Four scenic driving routes have been created in the Sperrins area; Central, South, East and North Sperrins Scenic Routes. Each route connects accommodation, visitor services, tourist attractions and scenic viewpoints, offering the perfect way to explore this unique region.Two of these routes - the Central and the South Sperrins - can be enjoyed within the Strabane District
To download the routes in PDF format click on the images below :
The North West Passage:
The North West Passage is an interregional touring route which commences in the bustling and vibrant capital Dublin and flows through the plains of Royal Meath, Louth the smallest county in Ireland and onwards across the rolling hills of Monaghan before crossing into Northern Ireland.
Here it traverses the council areas of Armagh, Dungannon, Omagh and Strabane through towns and small villages, lakelands, rivers and lush landscapes, before crossing the frontier again into beautiful and rugged Donegal on the North West fringe of Europe
By following the North West Passage, you will be entranced by Irish life and culture in all its many facets. Everywhere you will discover the finest of holiday accommodation, activities and opportunities to enjoy your stay. Art, architecture, music, literature, fine food, shopping, angling, cycling, walking horse riding, cruising, golf - whatever your interest, the North West Passage is sure to fulfil and even surpass your expectations.