Antrim to Randalstown

Cycling Route

Starting at the Lough Shore Park in Antrim, this section of the Loughshore Trail follows alongside the Six Mile Water river, before heading across the old stone Deerpark Bridge, then west through the beautifully kept grounds of Clotworthy House. Turn left at the junction with the Randalstown Road, and follow this route into Randalstown. As you apprach the town, the route takes you past a spectacular Railway viaduct over the River Maine and into the town centre.

For more detailed information on this route, please contact Antrim Tourist Information Centre on 028 94428331.

Also consult the Loughshore Trail leaflet produced by the Lough Neagh Partnership. See Publications.

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start:
This route is on the 113 mile Loughshore Trail. This route is also on Route 93 of National Cycle Network.

By Car: Take the Antrim Road north out of Belfast to Templepatrick. Turn left at the Roundabout and then right on the A6 towards Dunadry. This road leads all the way into the centre of Antrim Town. As you approach the centre, follow the signs down to the Lough Shore Park, where you can park up.

Traffic: Traffic can get busy around the town centres at peak times. Route tends to stick to quieter minor roads.

Nearest town:



5 miles

OS map:


Start Point:


Finish Point:



Relatively flat, well surfaced roads with short stretches on cycle paths.

Point of interest:

Clotworthy House
Randalstown Railway Viaduct
Shanes Castle


Toilets and refreshments are available in both towns of Antrim and Randalstown.

Accessibility information:

Route is on well maintained paths and minor roads. Relatively flat. For more information on disablility access contact Antrim Tourist Information Centre on 028 94428331

Accessible toilet facilities:



Loughshore Trail

Publication availability:

Sustrans Shop

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Antrim Visitor Information Centre
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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