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 ...

Project gives local schools a taste for Salmon

Friday, 15 May, 2015

There’s something distinctly fishy going on at a number of South Derry primary schools as pupils take part in an exciting environmental and educational programme. The ‘Salmon in the Classroom’ project is bringing 50 children from Desertmartin, Tobermore and Draperstown together to learn more about the lifecycle of the North Atlantic salmon and the importance of maintaining ...

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