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Sperrins Scenic Driving Route Guide Gets Recharged

The new attractive Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes guide includes up-to-date information on new experiences and places of interest that are on offer in abundance across the wild and mostly undiscovered Sperrins.

The Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 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. This natural asset of stunning 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 and one that begs to be discovered.

There are four signposted scenic driving routes on offer 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 while offering an opportunity to become immersed in an environment millions of years in the making and steeped in myth and legend.

Encouraging everyone 'to embrace the adventure',  Chair of the Sperrins Partnership, Councillor Dan Kelly said;

The Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes loop through a stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They are a range of road trips like no other, and the new guide offers tips and advice on how to make the most of the places of interest, activities and experiences scattered throughout the region. These routes provide the perfect opportunity for people to get out and unwind, to breathe deep and savour the beauty and serenity of these mythical and mystical mountains, the largest upland area in Ireland. It is no surprise, and a fitting tribute, that these beautiful scenic routes though the Sperrins were selected by National Geographic Magazine to feature in their top 101 list of The World’s Most Scenic Drives.

The Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes guide is available at a number of Visitor Information Centres across the Sperrins including: Strule Arts Centre, Omagh; Magherafelt Visitor Information Centre (Bridewell); The Burnavon Arts and Culture Centre, Cookstown; The Alley Theatre Arts and Conference Centre, Strabane and Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady as well as digital format.

For further information on the Sperrins Partnership and the Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes please visit #VisitSperrins

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