Popular mountain walk closed to visitors

A POPULAR walkway close to Lisbellaw has been closed for five weeks to carry out essential maintenance.
The Topped Mountain Path Garvary will be closed from today (Wednesday 22nd) and is due to reopen in October.
Topped Mountain, also known as Mullyknock, close to Lisbellaw stands at only 277 metres, and is technically a hill but is very popular among local walkers and hikers.
The aim of the repair work is to improve the existing 450m long path which leads from the Car Park to the peak of Topped Mountain, making the route more accessible to the public.
A short, sharp climb from the car park leads to the summit which provides extensive views over Upper and Lower Lough Erne and the west of the province.
On a clear day the Sperrins can be seen to the north, Clogher Valley to the east and all of
Fermanagh lies before you to the west.
A spokesman for the Council said, “The project will include replacing some sections of path, widening sections of path, clearance of drains, clearance of scrub and improving the drainage along the path.”

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