Quality Walk

Brantry Lough

Branty Lough is a great spot for outdoor recreation.

County

Tyrone

Distance

1.8 miles

OS Map

Sheet

Nearest Town

Benburb

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Woodland

Terrain

Gravel path with steep sections

Grid Reference (Start)

H 74999

Grid Reference (End)

H 74999

Point of Interest

Brantry Lough is a great spot for outdoor recreation. The waters provide high class brown trout fishing with takeable trout stocked throughout the season.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

The lough covers an area of around 24 hectares or 60 acres.The woodland plays host to a wide variety of wildlife. Keep an eye out for evidence of foxes, badgers and bats. Look up to the skies for a variety of birdlife such as Buzzards, Great tits, Blue tits and chaffinch. Down by the Lake you may see dragon flies, damsel fries and swans.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

There is public transport available to Eglish & surrounding rural area. Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Brantry Lough car park is on Brantry Road, BT70 1LJ

Dogs

Dogs are allowed. Must be kept on a lead

Facilities

Picnic tables & low level play, across the road at Brantry Lodge
Brantry Lodge is available for community use, booking essential.
On-site parking available.

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