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 ...

Salmon in the Classroom comes to Tobermore & Draperstown

Wednesday, 18 February, 2015

The Salmon in the Classroom project has enjoyed visits to Kilross Primary School, Tobermore and St Mary's Primary School in Draperstown. Once again, Mark Patterson was on hand to give pupils and teachers and entertaining and educational talk on the life cycle of the North Atlantic Salmon before setting up a hatching station in each school complete with hundreds of bright orange salmon eggs. ...

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