Bus tour of Limavady and Roe Valley delights

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Local people and visitors alike can enjoy the best of Limavady and the Roe Valley this summer on a guided bus tour of one of the North’s unique Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

There’s an open invitation to join the Limavady Borough Tourism Team on Monday, 25 July, from 10am to 2pm on a scenic journey stopping at places of interest along the way.

A spokesperson said; “This will be a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the peaks of Binevenagh, panoramic views of Lough Foyle and the Roe Valley and archaeological sites of which the area has a rich collection.

“The tour will give a fascinating insight into local myths and legends which never fail to captivate.

“Beginning at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre / Ionad Ealaíon agus Cultúir Ghleann na Ró, the tour will give you the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Limavady’s landscape and scenery, exploring Benone Strand, the Bishops Road and Binevenagh, Gortmore Viewing Point, St Aidan’s Church and the Roe Valley Country Park.

“A short walk will be taken in the Roe Valley Country Park, to discover a little more about its history and environment. The tour will also stop along the way to experience amazing views and enthralling tales so bring sensible footwear and rainwear.”

Those taking part are also asked to bring a light packed lunch.

Tickets cost £2 per adult and £1 per child and can be purchased from Reception at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre (Tel: 028 777 60650).

Tickets can also be purchased from Reception at Benone Tourist Complex (Tel: 028 777 50555).

Places are limited and should be booked in advance. Tour bus departs from the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre at 10am and will return again at 2pm.