Sperrins Gateway
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The Sperrins Gateway Landscape is located in the heart of Northern Ireland and is recognised for its distinctive features, blanket bog upland and rolling hills.  Covering part of the Sperrin AONB the project area also includes the historic plantation towns of Draperstown and Moneymore.

The Sperrins Gateway is a Landscape Partnership. The Landscape Partnership is a Heritage Lottery Fund grant programme helping bring together members of the community as well as local, regional, and national organisations to deliver schemes which benefit some of the UK’s most outstanding landscapes and rural communities. 

 

 

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Guided Geology Walk - Stories of Stone

Draperstown, 18 October, 2014

Join our guided walk around Draperstown led by geologist William Lynn and discover how the geology of the Sperrins is expressed in local buildings and features. Details & Booking Date: Saturday 18 th October 2014 Time: 11am This free event is aimed at the general public (we ask that under 16s are accompanied by an adult). Places are limited so booking is essential. To ...

Guided Geology Walk

Saturday, 18 October, 2014

This year’s Earth science week (Oct 13th-19th) had geological heritage as its theme. To mark earth science week and celebrate local geological heritage, Sperrins Gateway invited geologist William Lynn to lead a guided walk to explain how the geology of the Sperrins is expressed in local buildings and features. The event was held in Draperstown on Sat 18 th October and William led a ...

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