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Banagher Glen Family Nature Detective Trail

Can you be a Nature Detective and solve the crime at Banagher Glen? Follow the trails through Banagher Glen and collect evidence to solve the who dunnit!

The ancient oaks of Banagher Glen will provide a spectacular autumnal backdrop as you follow the trails through the reserve collecting clues to a wildlife crime along the way. By becoming Nature Detectives can you help us to solve the mystery of the Banagher Beast?!


Sunday 21st September


Banagher Glen Nature Reserve, Dungiven

Session Times

12:00 to 15:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with older children

Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Family Fun
  • Collect the clues to solve the crime
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

Contact us if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 44(0)28 7035 9977

What to Bring

Bring your picnic & detective hat!!


Family friendly event. Some sections not suitable for wheelchair/buggy access.

Minimum Age & Activity Length

Activity lasts approximately 40mins - one hour, with additional walking opportunities available.

What's Included

Clue and answer booklet.

Wildlife leaflets.

Certificate on completion.

Meeting Point

Meet at the inner car park

Directions to Location

From the A6 on the Londonderry side of Dungiven take the B74 Glenshane Road signposted for Feeny. Travel c1.5 miles and take the Banagher Road on the leftt hand side after Derrychrier Filling Station (signposted Banagher Old Church). After c0.5 miles turn left onto the Caranbane Road, pass Banagher Old Church and make a right at the junction onto the Magheramore Road. Follow the road past the quarry to the main gate at Banagher Glen and car park.