Loading...
Rams Island2019-02-04T09:55:06+00:00

Project Description

book now

Rams Island

As Seen on BBC Getaways

Explore Lough Neagh with a trip to Rams Island

Meeting outside the Lock Keeper’s Cottage on Toome Canal gives you a chance to explore this Waterways Heritage Centre which functions as a local community hub and a cafe.

We travel down Toome Canal and through the historic Lock Gates to make our way into Toome Bay, a site where 9000 year old human artefacts were discovered, amongst the oldest finds in Ireland.

We pass by the three islands at Skaddy Point on Lough Neagh and may encounter some of the Lough Neagh fishermen.

On disembarking at Ram’s Island, our first port of call is the floating barge moored to the island.  Here you can learn about the history and environment of the island.

Toilet facilities are available here and sometimes coffee, tea and biscuits.

Rams Island is an area of special scientific interest due to the wildlife and is protected and cared for by The River Bann and Lough Neagh Association. With the O’Neill summer house and monastic round tower it has a rich history.

Rams Island can be toured on foot and there are many photo opportunities.

  • Price start at: ask for price
  • Tour min time: 2h
  • Great for: Family day out, adventurers, photographers, historians, film producers, wildlife enthusiasts, youth groups
book now

+44 (0) 7864 684857

call or text Tim to book or make enquiries

Discover Abhainn Cruises Trips by Interest

Seeking a memorable day out? Would you like to explore World Heritage Sites without the crowds?  Our bespoke boat tours offer you a chance to have a unique experience, see hidden gems, take photographs at inaccessible locations, see our sea-life in its natural habitat and appreciate the beauty and history that is part of our Northern Irish Heritage.

We can help create the perfect itinerary for your trip.

Adventure with Abhainn Cruises - Northern Ireland

Adventure

Get wet! Enjoy the speed and do doughnuts!

read more
Photography with Abhainn Cruises - Northern Ireland

Photography

Breathtaking landscape and wildlife photographic opportunities!

read more
Learn History with Abhainn Cruises Northern Ireland

History

Appreciate the historical sites and their stories

read more
wildlife watch and photography

Wildlife

See the beautiful wildlife of the Northern Ireland waters

read more