Quality Walk

Lough Fea

Set in wild mountain scenery, Lough Fea is one of the many delightful lakes dotted throughout the Sperrins Region. Covering 180 acres this natural beauty spot is an anglers dream and also supplies the entire area and beyond with fresh water. The 4.15km (approx 1 hour) walkway around Lough Fea is a haven for local walkers and tourists alike. A mix of panoramic scenery and calming waters make this the ideal place for an idyllic evening walk. Children’s play area and toilet facilities are provided on site.




2.6 miles

OS Map

Sheet 13

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type



Relatively flat

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

The Lough

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


Route Description

The walk starts from the main car park on the B162 Cookstown to Draperstown Road. This walk is a circular route, surrounding the shores of the Lough, finishing back at the car park. The route can be followed either way around the shores and is clearly marked.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

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Getting to the Start (by Car)

Situated 5 miles north of Cookstown on the B162 Draperstown Road South East of the Sperrin Mountains. Main car park located on the B162. Starting point at Main car park.


Dogs are allowed.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Disabled toilets
Disabled parking


Childrens play area, toilets and picnic facilities.


Cookstown Visitor Attraction Guide

Publication Availability

Contact Cookstown District Council on 028 8676 9949 or email: tic@cookstown.gov.uk.

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