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The Sperrin Mountains are the second highest range (after the Mountains of Mourne) in Northern Ireland. They lie on the north side of the Glenelly Valley which runs between Draperstown and Plumbridge.
They are far less rocky than the Mournes with much of the range being covered with rough grass and peaty boggy ground. They are far less popular than the Mournes and paths are quite faint or even non-existent in places. Dart Mountain and Sawel Mountain are the two most distinct peaks. Access is eased by mountain roads which cut through the range. Navigation is reasonably straightforward helped by many fences. The Sperrins lie on private land and some farmers do not appreciate walkers on their land so try not to draw attention to yourself. There is, at May 2019, no right to roam in Ireland as there is in England.