The 8 Best Things to Do in Limavady, Northern Ireland

Limavady (/lɪməˈvædi/; from Irish Léim a' Mhadaidh, meaning 'leap of the dog') is a market town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, with Binevenagh as a backdrop. Lying 17 miles (27 km) east of Derry and 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Coleraine, Limavady had a population of 12,043 people as of the 2001 Census—an increase of some 17% since 1991. In the 30 years between 1971 and 2011, Limavady's population nearly doubled. Limavady is within Causeway Coast and Glens Borough.

1. Roe Valley Country Park

Dogleap Road | Limavady-Dungiven Road, Limavady BT49 9NN, Northern Ireland Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 248 reviews

Roe Valley Country Park

Reviewed By Reganlefay - Bangor.N IrelandBangor.N Ireland

A walk on the wild side

This is a beautiful country park with plenty of wildlife to be seen ,including herons, frogs,fish , squirrels. There is an excellent cafe and countryside centre, but the beauty of the river valley itself is outstanding. Highly recommended

2. Roe Valley Leisure Centre

9 Greystone Road, Limavady BT49 0ND, Northern Ireland Fun & Games, Sports Complexes
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4.5 based on 21 reviews

Roe Valley Leisure Centre

Reviewed By Emma W - Dungiven,CO Derry, United KingdomDungiven,CO Derry, United Kingdom

Excellent all round

Visit here very often and would highly recommend,2 swimming pools,a fully equipped gym with instructor,loads of classes running daily,soft play area for my kids and the staff are fantastic,always there to help

3. Manannan Mac Lir

| Bienevagh Mountain, Limavady, Northern Ireland Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Drives More
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4.5 based on 22 reviews

Manannan Mac Lir

Reviewed By Bill S - Greensboro, North CarolinaGreensboro, North Carolina

Undistinguished Statue located at a Fantastic place

The Attraction here is Bienevagh not this Statue. The Views from here are awesome. You should not visit Antrim without driving up the Bishops road. We've been here twice and had the place to ourselves both times. It's only a few miles from Portstewart but

4. Ulster Gliding Club

367 Seacoast Road, Limavady BT49 0LA, Northern Ireland Outdoor Activities, Classes & Workshops, Sports Camps & Clinics
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5 based on 4 reviews

Ulster Gliding Club

Reviewed By JoM861 - Lisburn, United KingdomLisburn, United Kingdom

Fantastic Gliding!

The Ulster Gliding Club offers a fantastic experience. For only £80 you can have a trial lesson with a qualified instructor & glide over the beautiful North Coast. Highly recommend visiting this wonderful club!

5. Limavady Visitor Information Centre

24 Main Street, Limavady BT49 0FJ, Northern Ireland Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
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4.5 based on 24 reviews

Limavady Visitor Information Centre

Set within the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady Visitor Information Centre is a great hub for information on the local area, and the whole Causeway Coast & Glens Region. With regular exhibitions, shows, theatre productions, activities for children and lovely seating areas inside and out, it is an enjoyable place to visit and spend some time. Free brochures, maps and information available. Accommodation booking is also available.

Reviewed By Steveodo - Carrickfergus, United KingdomCarrickfergus, United Kingdom

20p map.

This place was well-located on the main street, inside the ground floor of the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre (look for a building with colourful vertical pipes, opposite a very colourful pink wall with a mural of a girl and a dog). There’s a stone scu

6. Cushy Glen Statue

Windy Hill Road, Limavady, Northern Ireland Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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Cushy Glen Statue

Reviewed By C7425LRdavidf - Limavady, United KingdomLimavady, United Kingdom

Worth a visit

On the old road between Limavady and Coleraine (B201) - now called 'Windy Hill Road' but used to be called 'Murder Hole Road' as it was where the highway man Cushy Glen helped up and robbed travellers often assisted by his wife. The statute is located jus

7. Limavady Library

5 Connell Street, Limavady BT49 0EA, Northern Ireland Traveler Resources, Libraries
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4.5 based on 14 reviews

Limavady Library

To find out more about the library including opening times and holidays please visit the Libraries NI website.

Reviewed By Donna O - Limavady, United KingdomLimavady, United Kingdom

Very helpful place

This library has almost everything the community can offer - besides the extensive range of reading material; it also offers different club get togethers ie young readers, knit & natter, computer classes, historical talks and many more. They have a good n

8. Green Lane Museum

41 Dogleap Road, Limavady BT49 9NN, Northern Ireland Museums, History Museums
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Green Lane Museum

Reviewed By C7425LRdavidf - Limavady, United KingdomLimavady, United Kingdom

Local Gem - so often overlooked

Situated in an old industrial building from the era when Linen was a major industry in this locality this museum displays various items of local interest. Many items relate to the lives of people living and working in the area from the late 1800's to the

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