Cycle Sperrins

Cycling Route

Far and Wild provides a map guide for this route included as part of cycle hire. The map provides a detailed description of the route, however the relevant OSNI maps are an essential companion to safe cycling and choosing the right route for you or your group, as there are options suggested on each day's cycle. The route passes recommended accommodation and food providers as well as activities in the area and historical points of interest.

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start: The route can be started from a number of convenient locations. Our recommended start is Eglinton Village about 2 miles from Derry City Airport. There is free parking in the village and a supermarket to purchase supplies.

Traffic: This route is predominantly on small minor roads. There are a few stretches of the route where there is more traffic, such as access routes for local people to small towns. Such roads include Six Mile near Draperstown and the Five Mile Straight at Glenshane.

Nearest town:

Derry

Distance:

100

OS map:

OSNI 4, 7, 8, 13

Start Point:

C526202

Finish Point:

C559210

Terrain:

The terrain is predominantly gentle rolling hills with some flat coastal cycling.

Point of interest:

The route pases many historical sites and world-class viewpoints, including Glenelly Valley, Beaghmore Stone Circle, Binevenagh AONB

Facilities:

The businesses participating in the route comprise of the Sperrins Cycle Consortium and can provide assistance including advice on local amenities on request.

Accessibility information:

Accessible bikes are available from Far and Wild for use on appropriate sections of this route.

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Publication:

Cycle Sperrins Map

Publication availability:

Map guide available from Far and Wild at www.farandwild.co.uk or tel. +44 (0) 7775911198

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Derry/Londonderry Tourist Information Centre
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