Ballynahone Bog SAC

Protected area type: Special Areas of Conservation
Feature type: 
  • Habitat
  • Londonderry
Council: Mid-Ulster
Guidance and literature: Ballynahone Bog SAC

Ballynahone Bog lies in the Moyola River valley 3 km south-east of Maghera and 3 km north-east of Tobermore in Magherafelt District. 

The active raised bog supports hummock, hollow and pool complexes, and notable peatland flora including Bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia and the bog mosses Sphagnum fuscum, S. austinii and S. pulchrum.

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