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Canoeing on Gortin Lakes

This a great opportunity to experience Canoeing. This short session will take place one one of the Gortin lakes. Although wild in location the lake is well sheltered with toilet provision.

You should aim to arrive at the meeting point in Gortin Glen forest park 20 minutes before your Session time to facilitate bus shuttle to the event location.

Be prepared encase you get wet and participants should wear warm clothing. Wellies and waterproof jacket and trousers are a great idea.

Day

Saturday 20th September

Location

Gortin Lakes (Meet at Gortin Glen Forest Park)

Session Times

Session 1 - 11:00 to 12:00

Session 2 - 12:00 to 13:00

Session 3 - 14:00 to 15:00

Session 4 - 16:00 to 17:00

Session 5 - 15:00 to 16:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with older children

Fitness Level

Easy

Key Info
  • Bring a full change of clothes. You may get wet.
  • Participants must be at least 8 years old.
  • Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating adult.
  • Participants will be shuttled from Gortin Glen Forest park
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Omagh District Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 2821771340
Emailinfo@ardclinis.com

What to Bring

Full change of clothing including footwear.

Wellies and waterproof jacket and trousers are a great idea.

Any medication you might require.

Suitability

All participants must be 8 years or older.

Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating adult

What's Included

Canoe, paddle,buoyancy aid

Meeting Point

Gortin Glen Forest Park

Meeting point in car park near climbing wall.

Directions to Location

From Omagh

Take the B48 road North for 7 miles.

The Forest Park entrance is on your right and is well sign posted.

From Gortin Village

Take the B48 road South for 3 miles.

The Forest Park entrance is on your left and is well sign posted.