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Address: Coleraine, Northern Ireland
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Mountsandel - Hidden Gem!

I had never heard of Mountsandel. It's a beautiful woodland walk right on the banks of the Bann and tucked away within it is a Mesolithic fort - the earliest known site of human... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never heard of Mountsandel. It's a beautiful woodland walk right on the banks of the Bann and tucked away within it is a Mesolithic fort - the earliest known site of human activity in Ireland. Interpretive boards are dotted along the way to tell you what you're seeing. Seems to be entirely dog-friendly. Quite steep in a couple... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Literally the best place in the world. beautiful views and its a simple country side/ beach. recommend highly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

There are so many beautiful walks in and around Coleraine and surrounding district, whither it be a beach, forest, river walk, hill walk, you are sure to find one suitable for your individual abilities. Such awesome scenery to behold on your walks, so enjoy the walks at your leisure.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Coleraine walks and sightseeing is definitely worth a visit! With loads of different ones you'll find something different in each one of them. I did a couple of them around the area while away with work and it felt amazing from the Giants Causeway to the castles by the sea it was quite refreshing. If you're into history and gorgeous... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Amazing place lots to see wish we had more time to spend in that area will be coming back that's for sure

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

When the weather is good Coleraine has so much to offer in the way of walks. There is Mountsandal Fort which is a lovely walk through a forested area. Not a long walk but can be hilly for people with disability. Along the riverside over at the Strand Road there is a lovely walk by the Bann which is flat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

walks are many and varied from Coleraine to the Giants causeway and beyond , you can just keep going, with loads of good eateries and places to rest b and b s and hotels, the Antrim coast beats it all

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We are so lucky here with the availability of places to enjoy walking. Try the one through Mountsandel Forest and enjoy the view from the Norman Motte across the valley and along the River Bann. Lovely in all seasons. Castleroe Forest several walks here and all very enjoyable. Walking along the river between the old Bridge and the Cutts. Opportunity... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Centrally located to visit many of the North coast scenes and sights, form the Giants causeway, Dunluce castle, and many many miles of golden beaches

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Went to the beach at Benone and at castle rock . Beautiful sandy coastline with fantastic views . I couldn't believe I was in Ireland if it hadn't been for the the weather that is! Still can't have it all it is still March. Really impressed with the gigantic shells on Benone beach just a beautiful place to be. My... More 

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