Exploring the Sperrin Sculpture Trail


Embrace the Spirit of Giants: Exploring the Sperrin Sculpture Trail

Nestled within the captivating landscape of Northern Ireland’s Sperrin Mountains, an extraordinary experience awaits nature enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Here, amidst the breath-taking beauty, three majestic giants stand as silent guardians, embodying the essence of the past, present, and future. Welcome to the Sperrin Sculpture Trail.

Crafted by the world renowned artist Thomas Dambo, the Sperrin Sculpture Trail is a testament to the rich tapestry of geology, archaeology, and heritage that defines the Sperrin Mountains. Inspired by the region’s folklore and Celtic mythology, these towering figures beckon visitors to embark on a journey of discovery and wonder.

**The Giants Unveiled:**

1. **Nowanois: The Storytellers** – Located in the serene Glenelly Valley near Cranagh, Nowanois stands as the embodiment of ancient wisdom and storytelling. Address: 274 Glenelly Road, Omagh, BT79 8LS.

2. **Darach: The Guardian** – Perched atop Mullaghcarn Mountain within the Gortin Glen Forest Park, Darach watches over the present with unwavering vigilance. Address: Gortin Glen Forest Park, Glen Park Road, Gortin, County Tyrone, BT79 7SU.

3. **Ceoldán: The Stargazer** – Casting his gaze towards the horizon from Davagh Forest’s OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Ceoldán represents the boundless possibilities of the future. Address: OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Davagh Forest, 155 Davagh Road, Omagh BT79 8JQ.

**Embracing the Giant Spirit:**

As you embark on your adventure to encounter these awe-inspiring giants, we invite you to share your experiences with us. Join the conversation online using #MyGiantAdventure, #ExploreOmaghSperrins, #Omagh #Sperrins or #EmbraceAGiantSpirit.

Immerse yourself in the magic of the Sperrin Mountains, where myth and reality intertwine, and the spirit of giants roams free. Come, embrace the essence of the past, present, and future amidst the grandeur of Northern Ireland’s hidden treasures.

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Thomas Dambo is one of the world’s leading recycle artists. In recent years he has become best known for his work on The Trail of a Thousand Trolls. It is a project that consists of more than 100 large, recycled wood sculptures featuring trolls of all shapes and sizes. The sculptures have been installed in 17 countries, from the USA and France to Chile and China. Find out more –>

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